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Found Genetic recombination 4 times.

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1. Biohazard
A risk of exposure to harmful bacteria , virus es, or other dangerous biological agents, particularly those found in genetic recombination studies or in clinical microbiology labs.

2. Illegitimate recombination
Genetic recombination between two segments of DNA which are not homologous , and which occurs at random locations within their nucleotide sequences. Such a recombination is a rare event.

3. Recombination (genetic recombination)
The process by which offspring derive a combination of gene s different from that of either parent. In higher organisms, this can occur by crossing over .

4. Unequal crossing over
A situation in genetic recombination that causes one pair of chromatid s ending up with only one copy of a segment, while the other pair gets three copies of the segment.