expression library

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ex·pres·sion li·brar·y

a collection of plasmids or phages containing a representative sample of cDNA or genomic fragments that are constructed in such a way that they will be transcribed and translated by the host organism (usually bacteria).
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The team is sharing all data in an interactive, searchable Hair Gene Expression Library website ( that offers sequencing information on the stem cells and niche cells that interact to build hair follicles.
Either an RNA-based expression library or a DNA-based library may be employed, although RNA-based approaches would seem more promising a priori.
glaucus coding sequences that were identified from the cDNA expression library as putatively conferring increased saltresistance.