artificial gene


noun Genetics.

a duplicate gene synthesized in the laboratory by combining nucleotides in a sequence characteristic of the copied gene.

Nearby words

  1. artificial climbing,
  2. artificial daylight,
  3. artificial disintegration,
  4. artificial eye,
  5. artificial feel,
  6. artificial gravity,
  7. artificial harmonics,
  8. artificial heart,
  9. artificial horizon,
  10. artificial insemination

Origin of artificial gene

First recorded in 1970–75

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