D gene segmentmedical dictionary

<molecular biology> Diversity gene segment. Part of the gene for the immunoglobin heavy chain, it codes for part of the hypervariable region of the VH domain and is located between the VH and JH segments. There are probably about 20 different D segments.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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