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English translation: genophore

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Polish term or phrase:genofor
English translation:genophore
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18:03 Dec 26, 2010
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Polish term or phrase: Genofora (genofor?)
W komórkach wielu gatunków bakterii oprócz GENOFORU znajdują się koliste cząsteczki DNA
o zróżnicowanej wielkości, zwane plazmidami. Plazmidy są zwykle mniejsze od GENOFORU
i niosą dodatkową informację genetyczną, np. dotyczącą oporności danego gatunku bakterii
na antybiotyki. Plazmidy mogą być przekazywane między bakteriami.

As the text above implies, this has something to do with bacteria - I can't figure out if it is a type of bacteria, or if it is the genetic information contained within...

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Lena Nemeth
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genophore
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genofor
genophore


Explanation:
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Example sentence(s):
  • A genophore is the DNA of a prokaryote. This is commonly referred to as a prokaryotic chromosome. The term chromosome is misleading for a genophore because the genophore lacks chromatin [2]. The genophore is compacted through a mechanism known as supercoi

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genophore
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