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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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Inability to obtain clean, intact RNA may result in the failure of downstream applications such as cDNA synthesis, RT-PCR, cDNA display and cDNA synthesis.
The cDNA was synthesized using the cloned AMV First-Strand cDNA Synthesis Kit (Invitrogen, USA) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
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.
The yields achieved with partially optimized cDNAs were approximately 1.5 to 1.7 times higher than that achieved with the wild type cDNA, while a fully synthetic (FS) cDNA displayed a 3-fold higher yield and a 2.85-fold higher specific activity than the wild type cDNA.
The mRNA pellet was dissolved in DEPC treated water and used immediately for construction of cDNA library or stored at -150[degrees]C for other purposes.
As described in the following sections, these include complementary DNA (cDNA) microarray analyses, as well as proteomic strategies, to identify the genes and proteins involved in these processes.
A module with reagents only for cDNA synthesis and amplification is also available.
Competitive inhibition experiments indicated that inclusion of the LiCl precipitation step efficiently removed substances inhibitory to cDNA synthesis (Barlow et al.
First strand cDNA was synthesized from purified RNA, using Revert Aid Premium First Strand cDNA Synthesis Kit.
SB-525 uses a recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) to deliver a human Factor VIII cDNA construct and proprietary, synthetic liver-specific promoter to the nucleus of liver cells with a single infusion.
The 5' ends were generated according to the instructions for the 5' Full RACE Core Set cDNA Kit (Clontech, Beijing, China).
nasus SS1 cDNA and characterized its tissue-specific expression patterns for the first time.