blunt end

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blunt end

In a health care institution, the administrative or bureaucratic apparatus that supports and often directs patient care. Individuals actually providing the care (aides, midlevel pesonnel, nurses, and physicians) are said to work at the “sharp end” of health care.

blunt end

An ending in DNA in which both strands of the molecule stop at the same base-pair so that no single strand protrudes.

blunt end

the terminus of a NUCLEIC ACID DUPLEX, in which the two strands of the MOLECULE are base-paired along their entire length, so that there is no overhanging 3'- or 5' END. It is sometimes called the FLUSH END. see DNA STRUCTURE, RESTRICTION ENZYME. Compare OVERHANGING END.

blunt end

the end of a DNA molecule in which both strands are of the same length.

blunt end ligation
the joining of nucleotides at the end of two duplex DNA molecules.
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Double stranded DNA was cloned into pSTBlue-1 by blunt end ligation and transformed into Nova Blue ultracompetent cells.
The ds DNA ribozyme was cloned into the pPCR-Script vector by blunt end ligation and transformed into XL-10 Gold Kan ultracompetent cells.