the DNA constituting the genome of a cell or organism, as distinguished from extrachromosomal DNAs, such as plasmids. Abbreviation: gDNA
Encoding Shakespeare into DNAIt’s time to look at the language of life itself—DNA. As you might remember from 7th-grade science, DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid, the molecular structure that stores the genetic code for all life forms. Scientists continue to wonder if this living blueprint is all that DNA can hold. Researcher Nick Goldman of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) has recently stored all of Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets in …
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Origin of genomic DNA
First recorded in 1985–90
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