Chimera

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Chimera, chimaira, or chimaera may refer to:

Science[edit]

  • Chimera (genetics), a single animal organism with genetically distinct cells from two different zygotes
  • Chimera (plant), a single plant organism with genetically distinct cells from two different zygotes or from a mixed-species callus
  • Chimera (virus), a virus containing genetic material from other organisms
  • Chimera or fusion protein, a hybrid protein made by the splicing of two genes
  • Chimera (paleontology), a fossil which was reconstructed with parts from different animals
  • Chimaera, any of various cartilaginous fishes of the order Chimaeriformes
  • Chimera (EST), a single cDNA sequence originating from two transcripts

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Computing[edit]

  • UCSF Chimera, a software program for visualizing molecules
  • Chimera (software library), a peer-to-peer (P2P) software research project from University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
  • former name of Camino, a free Mac OS X web browser

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