complementary DNA


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complementary DNA

n. Abbr. cDNA
Single-stranded DNA synthesized in the laboratory using messenger RNA as a template and the enzyme reverse transcriptase.

complementary DNA

n
(Genetics) a form of DNA artificially synthesized from a messenger RNA template and used in genetic engineering to produce gene clones. Abbreviation: cDNA
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Noun1.complementary DNA - 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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ADN complémentaire
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"Cubes that have complementary DNA are attracted to one another, but cubes that have the same DNA repel each another.
In the manufacturing of DNA biosensor, the immobilization amount of probe DNA on the biosensor interface and its further recognition capability toward complementary DNA play an important role in the DNA biosensor performance [10].
Downstream of complementary DNA (cDNA) synthesis, sequencing library construction incorporates the Ultra II FS technology allowing users to perform enzymatic cDNA fragmentation, end repair, and dA-tailing reactions in a single enzyme mix, with a single protocol.
Complementary DNA was reverse transcribed by using a one-step PrimeScript[TM] RT Master Mix kit (Takara Inc., Japan), and a total of 20 [micro]L reaction mixture system which contained 1 [micro]g total RNA was carried out at 37[degrees]C for 15 minutes; finally, the complementary DNA was kept at a minus 80[degrees]C environment.
To activate signals to cells, soluble molecules containing complementary DNA strands coupled to peptides are added to the material to create DNA double helices displaying the signal.
RT-PCR for amplification of coat protein of SCMV: Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) was used for qualitative detection of CP gene by reverse transcribing RNA in to complementary DNA (cDNA) (ThermoFisher, Scientific).
DNA was analysed by Southern blotting and hybridisation with an [alpha]-globin complementary DNA probe and a [gamma]-globin genomic probe.
During pixel diffusion, one of the six complementary rules will be selected, the complementary DNA sequences will replace operations, and the number of complementary alternative steps will be dynamically selected based on the value of the chaotic sequence, in order to achieve pixel proliferation.
It did say that you can patent complementary DNA (cDNA), which, it was argued, is not naturally occurring.
Hybridization protocols begin with the random shearing of the DNA sample, and then long oligonucleotide baits are used to capture complementary DNA fragments from the sample.
The DNA connects with complementary DNA on other nanoparticles to create nearly endless particle combinations.

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