Meaning of GENE CONVERSION in English

noun Date: 1955 a genetic process that involves nonreciprocal meiotic recombination in heterozygotes in which a mismatched DNA sequence from one heteroduplex DNA strand is replaced with a sequence complementary to the other strand resulting in aberrant gametic ratios (as 3:1) and that is observed especially in ascomycetous fungi

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