Molecules, recombinant DNA
A combination of DNA molecules of different origin that are joined using recombinant DNA technology.

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  • recombinant DNA technology — Genetics. any of various techniques for separating and recombining segments of DNA or genes, often employing a restriction enzyme to cut a gene from a donor organism and inserting it into a plasmid or viral DNA for transplantation into a host… …   Universalium

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  • DNA molecules, recombinant — A combination of DNA molecules of different origin that are joined using recombinant DNA technology …   Medical dictionary

  • Recombinant DNA molecules — A combination of DNA molecules of different origin that are joined using recombinant DNA technology …   Medical dictionary

  • recombinant DNA technology — noun the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism • Syn: ↑genetic engineering, ↑gene splicing • Hypernyms: ↑biotechnology, ↑biotech * * * Genetics.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • recombinant DNA —    DNA formed by the union of two heterologous DNA molecules, for example, the ligation of a human growth hormone gene into a plasmid …   Forensic science glossary

  • recombinant DNA technology —    Refers specifically to in vitro ligation of two heterologous DNA molecules, for example, the splicing of a human DNA tandem repeat sequence into plasmid pBR322. As a generalization, the technology refers to the new approach of direct DNA… …   Forensic science glossary

  • recombinant DNA — /riˌkɒmbənənt ˌdi ɛn ˈeɪ/ (say ree.kombuhnuhnt .dee en ay) noun an artificially produced form of DNA achieved by joining fragments of DNA molecules obtained from different organisms …   Australian English dictionary

  • Technology, recombinant DNA — A series of procedures used to join together (recombine) DNA segments. A recombinant DNA molecule is constructed (recombined) from segments from 2 or more different DNA molecules. Under certain conditions, a recombinant DNA molecule can enter a… …   Medical dictionary

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