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n. (plural of gin English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: gin)

GINS (protein complex)

GINS is a protein complex essential to the DNA replication process in the cells of eukaryotes. The complex participates in the initiation and elongation stages of replication.

The name GINS is an acronym created from the first letters of the Japanese numbers 5-1-2-3 (go-ichi-ni-san) in a reference to the 4 protein subunits of the complex: Sld5, Psf1, Psf2, and Psf3.

A similar complex has been identified in Archaea.

Usage examples of "gins".

I sell some gins in a day, when we have it but I remember you all right.

Then he made us pink gins to celebrate while the champagne was cooling.

We drank some gin, not pink gins but the neat spirit in water glasses.

We will play New York rules, with gins and undercuts to count twenty each and blitzes double.