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restriction fragment

n
(Genetics) genetics a fragment of a DNA molecule cleaved by a restriction enzyme. See also RFLP
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Noun1.restriction fragment - the fragment of DNA that is produced by cleaving DNA with a restriction enzyme
fragment - a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock"
Translations
fragment de restriction
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From this analysis, three Fnu4HI genotypes were identified along with the predicted number of restriction fragments and their (in silico) lengths.
The KL-VS allele was characterized by diagnostic Mae III restriction fragments of 265 and 185 bp.
In each case, DNA was double digested with the endonucleases and the resulting restriction fragments were ligated with the double-stranded adapters.
Simulate the action of the enzyme by separating each DNA molecule into its resulting restriction fragments (Figure 4).
No sequence-derived information is extracted from restriction fragments, however, and no information is obtained on the order of fragment linkage.
For TRFLP analysis, PCR amplicons are fluorescently tagged at the 5' end and cut with restriction enzymes, and the terminal restriction fragments can then be quantified by electrophoresis to yield an index of microbial composition, relative abundance, and overall diversity (Blackwood et al.
These enzymes have little practical research value as they do not produce coherent restriction fragments.
Genomic diversity was studied by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and analysis of XbaI restriction fragments as described previously (3).
Ehrat, Integrated capillary electrophoresis on flexible silicone microdevices: Analysis of DNA restriction fragments and detection of single DNA molecules on microchips, Anal.
DNA restriction fragments associated with alpha 1-antitrypsin indicate a single origin for deficiency allele PiZ.

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