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cDNA

abbr.
complementary DNA

cDNA

abbreviation for
(Genetics) complementary DNA; a form of DNA artificially synthesized from a messenger RNA template and used in genetic engineering to produce gene clones

cDNA

complementary DNA: a DNA molecule that is complementary to a specific messenger RNA.
[1985–90]
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Noun1.cDNA - single-stranded DNA that is complementary to messenger RNA or DNA that has been synthesized from messenger RNA by reverse transcriptase
provirus - cDNA copy of the RNA genome of a retrovirus; the genetic material of a virus as incorporated into and able to replicate with the genome of a host cell
dscDNA - double-stranded cDNA
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information; "DNA is the king of molecules"
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The 5' ends were generated according to the instructions for the 5' Full RACE Core Set cDNA Kit (Clontech, Beijing, China).
Through this partnership Horizon now offers a broad spectrum of gene modulation technologies ranging from stable shRNA knockdown and cDNA overexpression systems to the ability to edit endogenous genes via rV, ZFN and CRISPR platforms.
This work is important because it shows that Molecular Indexing technology directly identifies the absolute RNA representation efficiencies in cDNA libraries for sequencing studies," noted Glenn Fu, Ph.
The creation of this genome-wide premade adenoviruses collection that is readily available will benefit researchers who work with difficult-to-transfect primary cells and stem cells, as well as any other researchers who use full-length cDNA clones.
Although processed RNA can be found in nature, the Supreme Court determined that the generated (think "invented") cDNA products are not naturally occurring and do merit patent protection.
One of the most commonly used methods in microarray expression analysis is in vitro transcription (IVT) that uses T7 RNA polymerase to transcribe double-stranded cDNA to aRNA (12).
The CDNA said it was imperative that women understood the risks of coronary and cardiovascular diseases and took preventative steps, including improved diet which acted as both treatment and prevention.
In the first module, the class uses RNA to synthesize cDNA by the enzyme reverse transcriptase (RT).
cDNAs were synthesized with 1 [mu]g of total RNA using SMART Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) cDNA synthesis kit (Clontech Laboratories, Inc.
A good quality total RNA was used for the first strand cDNA synthesis using SuperScript III First-Strand Synthesis System for RT-PCR (Invitrogen, USA) according to the manufacturer recommendations.
The use of viruses as vectors for cDNA libraries overcomes the difficulty of isolating antigens in tumor cells by giving the immune system a more co-plete picture of the cancerous invader.
7 times higher than that achieved with the wild type cDNA, while a fully synthetic (FS) cDNA displayed a 3-fold higher yield and a 2.