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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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The ability to adjust the structure and composition of our linkers allows CytRx to attach a variety of lethal agents that include modified standard chemotherapies as well as highly potent agents currently used in antibody-drug conjugates.
For Damon Linker, a former editor of First Things turned critic of that journal's political project, the danger of the religious right does not lie primarily with the evangelical Protestants Hynes describes but with a select group of Roman Catholic intellectuals whom Linker calls "theoconservatives.
From 2001 to 2005, Linker worked side by side with Neuhaus as an editor at the latter's monthly journal, First Things, and presumably shared his boss's enthusiasm for mixing prophetic religion and radical politics.
And when Linker informs us that these men have achieved their victory by keeping a "low public profile" so as to "influence politics and policy quietly, behind the scenes," our expectations are understandably raised.
Beads labeled with fluorescein having different linker lengths were obtained from Flow Cytometry Standards Corporation (1) (San Juan, PR).
Sometimes they'll leave and we don't know what they'll choose,'' Linker said.
To lead the national sales efforts for the leading Spanish-language newspaper publisher in the fastest growing segment of the advertising industry presents a incredible opportunity," stated Linker.
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