The duplication of @[email protected] as part of the reproductive cycle of a cell or virus. During replication the two @[email protected] strands in the double @[email protected] separate, and each strand then acts as a @[email protected] specifying the base @[email protected] of newly synthesized complementary strands.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 164 [Terms] [Paper]