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1. An organism, cell, or virus in which genetic recombination has taken place.
2. Material produced by genetic engineering.
1. Formed by or showing recombination: a recombinant chromosome.
2. Of or relating to recombinant DNA: recombinant fragments; recombinant technology.


(riːˈkɒmbɪnənt) genetics
(Genetics) produced by the combining of genetic material from more than one origin
(Genetics) a chromosome, cell, organism, etc, the genetic makeup of which results from recombination


(riˈkɒm bə nənt)
1. of or resulting from new combinations of genetic material: recombinant cells.
2. a cell or organism whose genetic material results from recombination.
3. the genetic material produced when segments of DNA from different sources are joined to produce recombinant DNA.
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Noun1.recombinant - a cell or organism in which genetic recombination has occurred
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
Adj.1.recombinant - of or relating to recombinant DNA


adj recombinante
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In an anemia management subanalysis of a study comparing sustained virologic response (SVR) rates in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic patients treated with boceprevir (Victrelis), pegylated interferon alfa-2b (Peg-Intron), and ribavirin (RBV), 57% of patients with cirrhosis and anemia treated with a ribavirin dose reduction had an SVR, compared with 64% of those treated with erythropoietin.
Pegylated interferon alfa-2b vs standard interferon alfa-2b, plus ribavirin, for chronic hepatitis C in HIV-infected patients: a randomized controlled trial.
Nephrectomy followed by interferon alfa-2b compared with interferon alfa-2b alone for metastatic renal-cell cancer.
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