complementary DNA


noun

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British Dictionary definitions for complementary dna

complementary DNA

noun

a form of DNA artificially synthesized from a messenger RNA template and used in genetic engineering to produce gene clonesAbbreviation: cDNA
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Medical definitions for complementary dna

complementary DNA

n.

cDNA.
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Scientific definitions for complementary dna

complementary DNA

Single-stranded DNA synthesized in the laboratory using messenger RNA as a template and the enzyme reverse transcriptase. Complementary DNA is used for many purposes such as mapping chromosomes, creating clones, and sequencing genes.
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