recombinant DNA
noun Date: 1975 genetically engineered DNA usually incorporating DNA from more than one species of organism

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  • Recombinant DNA — (rDNA) molecules are DNA sequences that result from the use of laboratory methods (molecular cloning) to bring together genetic material from multiple sources, creating sequences that would not otherwise be found in biological organisms.… …   Wikipedia

  • recombinant DNA — n genetically engineered DNA usu. incorporating DNA from more than one species of organism * * * DNA that contains genes from different sources that have been combined by the techniques of genetic engineering rather than by breeding experiments.… …   Medical dictionary

  • recombinant DNA — n. any recombined DNA, esp. that formed in the laboratory by splicing together pieces of DNA from different species, as to create new life forms, modify existing ones, or produce useful biological chemicals, as insulin …   English World dictionary

  • recombinant DNA — DNA that contains genes from different sources that have been combined by the techniques of genetic engineering rather than by breeding experiments. Genetic engineering is therefore also known as recombinant DNA technology …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • recombinant DNA — recombinant DNA. См. рекомбинантная ДНК. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • recombinant DNA — rekombinantinė deoksiribonukleorūgštis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis DNR molekulė, sudaryta sujungus dvi skirtingas DNR molekules ar jų dalis. atitikmenys: angl. recombinant DNA rus. рекомбинантная ДНК ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • recombinant DNA — DNA produced by recombination, particularly DNA produced from 2 different species by techniques of genetic engineering …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 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 — noun genetically engineered DNA made by recombining fragments of DNA from different organisms • Syn: ↑recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid • Hypernyms: ↑deoxyribonucleic acid, ↑desoxyribonucleic acid, ↑DNA …   Useful english dictionary

  • recombinant DNA — noun DNA that has been engineered by splicing together fragments of DNA from multiple species and introduced into the cells of a host …   Wiktionary

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