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1. Gap
* A space in between two of the same objects, where part of a chain or object is missing, or where certain activities, processes, or events are lacking. A period of time characterized by a lack of activity, in between two events or within a continuous process. * In molecular biology or genetics , a gap is a spot on a strand of DNA or RNA where a nucleotide or a segment of nucleotides is missing.

2. Gap genes
A group of gene s in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster which are crucial for the fly to develop proper segmentation as an embryo . Generally, they are discovered when mutation s in them cause segments to go missing from the middle portions of the fly embryo.

3. Gap junction
A channel that forms between cell s at a point of contact between them, where small organic and inorganic molecules and ions can pass through, possibly as a means of cell-to-cell communication.

4. Gap junctions
Junctions between the plasma membranes of animal cells that allow communication between the cytoplasm of adjacent cells.

5. GAP mutant
A fruit fly of the genus Drosophila which is missing a number of adjacent segment s because the segments failed to develop.

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