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1. Adenine
A nitrogenous base, one member of the base pair A- T ( adenine - thymine ).

2. Alu sequence
Any of a family of short (300 base pair s long) repeated sequence s that occur throughout the human genome .

3. AT/GC ratio
The ratio of adenine - thymine base pair s to guanine - cytosine base pairs on a DNA molecule.

4. Base composition
In reference to nucleic acid, the proportion of the total bases consisting of guanine plus cytosine or thymine plus adenine base pairs. Usually expressed as a guanine + cytosine (G+C) value, e.g. 60% G+C.

5. Base pair (bp)
Two nitrogenous bases ( adenine and thymine or guanine and cytosine ) held together by weak bonds. Two strands of DNA are held together in the shape of a double helix by the bonds between base pairs.

6. Centimorgan (cM)
A unit of measure of recombination frequency. One centimorgan is equal to a 1% chance that a marker at one genetic locus will be separated from a marker at a second locus due to crossing over in a single generation. In human beings, 1 centimorgan is equivalent, on average, to 1 million base pair s.

7. Complementary base pairing
The pairing of complementary nucleotide base s ( adenine and thymine , guanine and cytosine ) to each other via hydrogen bond s from opposite strands of a double stranded nucleic acid (such as DNA or RNA ), thereby holding the double-stranded nucleic acid together.

8. Complementary nucleotides
The bonding preferences of nucleotides, Adenine with Thymine , and Cytosine with Guanine . Also referred to as complementary base pairing.

9. Complementary sequences
Nucleic acid base sequence s that can form a double-stranded structure by matching base pair s; the complementary sequence to G-T-A-C is C-A-T-G.

10. Complementation
* The ability of two unrelated single strands of DNA or RNA to pair with each other and become double stranded, due to the coincidental matching of an adequate number of nucleotide base pair s between the single strands. * In terms of genetics , the ability of one mutation to compensate for another, unrelated mutation. See also genetic complementation and cis-trans test .

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