Adaptor


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a·dapt·er

, adaptor (ă-dap'tĕr, -tōr),
1. A connecting part, joining two pieces of apparatus.
2. A converter of electric current to a desired form.
3. A single- or double-stranded digodeoxynucleotide used to join two incompatible ends of restriction fragments.

Adaptor

A short synthetic oligonucleotide which creates an internal restriction endonuclease site. Adaptors contain a restriction overhang that can be ligated to DNA fragments containing the complementary restriction overhang—one sticky end and one blunt end. After ligation, cutting with the appropriate restriction endonuclease will produce the overhang of choice; all adaptors are 5’ blunt-end phosphorylated.

a·dapt·er

, adaptor (ă-dap'tĕr, -tŏr)
1. A connecting part, joining two pieces of apparatus.
2. A converter of electric current to a desired form.

a·dapt·er

, adaptor (ă-dap'tĕr, -tŏr)
1. A connecting part, joining two pieces of apparatus.
2. A converter of electric current to a desired form.
3. A single- or double-stranded digodeoxynucleotide used to join two incompatible ends of restriction fragments.
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