It also was the first to demonstrate that correction of a defective gene in patient-derived cells via homologous recombination is possible.
What does HR stand for?
HR stands for Homologous Recombination
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- Hofrat (Austrian Public Authority Degree)
- Hogeschool Rotterdam (Dutch school)
- Hold-Relax (PNF technique)
- Holographic Repatterning
- Holy Roller (band)
- Home Rule
- Home Run (baseball)
- Homeroaster (coffee)
- Homestar Runner (humor website)
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In the book researchers explore recent developments in three primary areas: quantitative genetic methods for analysis of homologous recombination and chromosome pairing, development of direct physical assays for DNA intermediates and products of recombination, and cytological techniques for characterizing chromosome behaviors and the patters with which specific proteins associate with meiotic chromosomes.
In 1989, the two lines of work came together with the first reports of homologous recombination in embryonic stem cells being used to generate "knockout" mice.