human artificial chromosome


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human artificial chromosome

n.
A large DNA sequence constructed in the laboratory to function like a human chromosome.
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Integration-free iPS cells engineered using human artificial chromosome vectors.
She said that the point of creating the human artificial chromosome project is to develop a shuttle vector for gene delivery into human cells to study gene function in human cells.
Ignorance of the structure, and even the size, of human centromeres has been the fundamental reason that scientists hadn't been able to create human artificial chromosomes.
The company is also testing first versions of its human artificial chromosome, the Nanosome.

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