David Lloyd-Jones icomm5 at netcom.ca
Fri Sep 24 02:03:14 EST 1999

RFLP: Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism. The variety of chunks of DNA
of different lengths that you end up with, once you've chopped up the whole
strand of DNA using restriction enzymes to do the chopping.


Linda Dunn <ldunn at indy.net> wrote in message
news:rum3vnk0lg784 at corp.supernews.com...
> I bought the book, ALTERED FATES, by Jeff Lyon and Peter Gorner.  On page
> 416, there's a reference to riflip mapping.  I hadn't encountered this
> before and thus went to the internet and did a search.  ZERO matches.  I
> can't find a reference to this term anywhere except this book.  I'm
> What's a riflip?  Is this a term that's fallen from usage or never even
> it into usage?

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