Stretches of DNA that repeat themselves throughout a genome, either in tandem or interspersed along the genome. These stretches can comprise up to fifty percent or more of an organism's DNA. It can code for an end product, perhaps a certain enzyme that is needed in large numbers; it can have a structural function (such as a telomere); or it can comprise sequences with no known function.
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Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
Through his company, consumers will be able to cheaply make custom DNA strands, including what Heinz calls “creatures.”
DNA tests were used to confirm Albert's status as father in both cases, following protracted legal battles.Princess Charlene Gives Birth To Twins Gabriella and Jacques|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The at-home genetics testing company 23andme, established in 2006, helps people learn more about their “DNA relatives.”
The story (and some DNA evidence) goes, the locals are the descendants of a band of Roman soldiers from 36 B.C.
The Dna takes a westerly course towards the Gulf of Riga where it empties near the city of that name.
Another bishop sailed up the Dna with a fleet of twenty-three ships, and in 1200 founded Riga.
We have filled the foreground in recent years with new automatic machines, new subdivisions of repetitive process.Our Part in the Great War|Arthur Gleason
It was no pretentious group of houses, nor was it a repetitive design out of some subdividing contractor's greedy mind.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
This is a pitiful admission for a biochemist to make—DNA should be the cornerstone of his life.Card Trick|Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett