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link·er

(link'ĕr),
A fragment of synthetic DNA containing a restriction site that may be used for splicing genes.

linker

Etymology: ME, linke, connection
a small segment of synthetic DNA used to join DNA fragments in cloning.

link·er

(lingk'ĕr)
A fragment of synthetic DNA containing a restriction site that may be used for splicing genes.

linker

  1. a synthetic double-stranded OLIGONUCLEOTIDE, containing a sequence for a specific RESTRICTION ENZYME. A linker is used to attach COHESIVE ENDS to a DNA MOLECULE that has BLUNT ENDS, for use, for example, in GENE CLONING.
  2. DNA contained in a NUCLEOSOME that is not directly complexed with the HISTONES.
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Then, 'Remarkable Behaviour of an Eminent Scientist,' I heard the Editor say, thinking (after his wont) in headlines.
One of the long envelopes which he had received on the previous night had turned out, on examination, to contain a letter from the editor accepting the story if he would reconstruct certain passages indicated in the margin.
She feared changes, and who could tell that the editor would continue to be kind?
And if it is published I'll send that American editor a marked copy.
Of course editors were so busy that they could not afford the time and strain of reading handwriting.
They say that things were uncommonly quiet out there," the editor said, trifling with a paper-weight upon which he had dropped his eyes, "did anything occur?
Bev wants to be editor," she said, "and I don't see how he can, with no experience.
An admirable statement of the aims of the Library of Philosophy was provided by the first editor, the late Professor J.
Frogs or no frogs, I'm not the editor of a paper and I don't want to defend them; but I am speaking of the unanimity in the intellectual world," said Sergey Ivanovitch, addressing his brother.
I think the copy was shown to the editor of some magazine who rejected it indignantly on the sole ground that "the girl never says anything.
Here the editor of the Eatanswill GAZETTE, appearing to ramble, Mr.
I don't remember the name--which of OUR editors is he?