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In the genetics sense, so called because the transposon was brought back to activity from a long evolutionary sleep.
- A fairy tale originally titled La Belle au bois dormant by Charles Perrault.
- The main character in this story, who is in unbroken slumber under a magical spell, awaiting the kiss of a prince.
- (genetics) A transposon used in genetic engineering
main character in this story