gene-splicing
noun Date: circa 1978 the process of preparing recombinant DNA

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gene splicing — n. any technique or procedure used in genetic engineering to create recombinant DNA …   English World dictionary

  • gene splicing — Genetics. See recombinant DNA technology. [1975 80] * * * gene splicing noun The artificial introduction of DNA from one organism into the genetic material of another, in order to produce a desired characteristic in the recipient • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • gene-splicing — gene splic·ing (jēnʹsplī sĭng) n. The process in which fragments of DNA from one or more different organisms are combined to form recombinant DNA. * * * …   Universalium

  • gene-splicing — gene splic·ing jēn splī siŋ n the process of preparing recombinant DNA …   Medical dictionary

  • gene splicing — gene′ splic ing n. gen the act or process of recombining genes from different sources to form new genetic combinations • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • gene splicing — /ˈdʒin splaɪsɪŋ/ (say jeen spluysing) noun the insertion of a gene into the core of a plasmid or virus for transfer to a host organism where the gene is responsible for the production of something such as a vaccine either to be harvested or for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gene splicing — see splicing …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gene splicing — See: splicing (1) …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • gene-splicing — 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, ↑recombinant DNA technology • Hypernyms: ↑biotechnology, ↑biotech * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • gene splicing — Genetics. See recombinant DNA technology. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

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