Proofreading

Proofreading is the reading of a galley proof or an electronic copy of a publication to detect and correct production errors of text or art. Proofreaders are expected to be consistently accurate by default because they occupy the last stage of typographic production before publication. ==Professional proofreading== === Traditional method === A pro...
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Proofreading

[biology] The term proofreading is used in genetics to refer to the error-correcting processes, first proposed by John Hopfield and Jacques Ninio, involved in DNA replication, immune system specificity, enzyme-substrate recognition among many other processes that require enhanced specificity. The proofreading mechanisms of Hopfield and Nini...
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Proofreading

Close reading of the work to look for mistakes in language use.
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proofreading

reading and marking corrections on a proof or other copy of the text of articles and books before publication. Proofreading dates from the early days ... [1 related articles]
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Proofreading

The process by which a galley proof is compared to the customer's copy and the style copy for accuracy before being presented to the client.
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proofreading

The property of certain polymerases e.g., DNA polymerase, to use their exonuclease activity to remove erroneously introduced bases and to replace them with the correct bases. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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proofreading

Type: Term Pronunciation: prūf′rēd-ing Definitions: 1. The property of certain polymerases, DNA polymerase, to use their exonuclease activity to remove erroneously introduced bases and to replace them with the correct bases.
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