An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

replicon

Definition:
Any DNA sequence capable of independent replication or a molecule that possesses a replication origin and which is therefore potentially capable of being replicated in a suitable cell.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Broader Concept:
Narrower Concepts:
Entry Terms:
  • replication units
  • replication unit
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/55391
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2013-01-15