ribosomal DNA

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ribosomal DNA (rDNA),

species of DNA present in ribosomes, where it participates in protein synthesis, rather than in the nucleus.

ribosomal DNA

n. Abbr. rDNA
Any of various regions of DNA in eukaryotes that are transcribed into precursors of ribosomal RNA.

ri·bo·so·mal DNA

Species of DNA present in ribosomes, where it participates in protein synthesis, rather than in nucleus.
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For instance, long reads are critical for researchers trying to interpret genetic data from human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes or 16S ribosomal genes.
The Nest 1 reaction amplified approximately 794 to 825 bp of the small subunit of the Plasmodium ribosomal gene (depending on the Plasmodium species; P.
For major ribosomal gene mapping we used ITS1, a specific probe generated by PCR using the primers 1TS1CA-CB (ITS1CA: 5'-GTTTCCGTAGGTG AACCTG-3', ITS1CB: 5'-CTCGTCTGATCTGAGGTCG-3) (Heath et al.
Using the 16S ribosomal gene, the researchers identified 35 bacterial species associated with the syndrome.
Once the HMA-generated partial sequence information was available, the investigators were able to complete ribosomal gene sequencing work for these and related organisms, and to develop highly specific PCR assays for P.
Cloning of selected 16S ribosomal gene fragments from crystalline styles (1,500 bp or 550 bp) was performed using the TOPO-cloning kit (Invitrogen, Darmstadt, Germany) following the manufacturer's protocol.
Further, the ribosomal gene sequence data indicate that archeans are more closely related to eukaryotes than to bacteria.
They then collected bacteria from both the inside and outside of these sections and searched the organisms for a particular gene, known as the 16S ribosomal gene.
The quantity and quality of the tcRNA were evaluated using an Agilent 2100 bioanalizer (Agilent Technologies, Wilmington, DE) and mRNA expression for Cx26, Cx32 and Cx43 was quantified and normalized to expression of the housekeeping 18s ribosomal gene by real time RT-PCR using the ABI Prism 7000 sequence detection system (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA).
Differences in mitochondrial 16S ribosomal gene sequences allow discrimination among American (Crassostrea virginica) and Asian (C.
Although the global prevalence of pneumococcal strains with macrolide resistance conferred by ribosomal gene mutations remains low (<2%), a study of macrolide resistance mechanisms among S.
Mapping 18S ribosomal genes in fish of the genus Brycon (Characidae) by fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH).