recombinant DNA


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re·com·bi·nant DNA

altered DNA resulting from the insertion into the chain, by chemical, enzymatic, or biologic means, of a sequence (a whole or partial chain of DNA) not originally (biologically) present in that chain.
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recombinant DNA

n. Abbr. rDNA
Genetically engineered DNA prepared by transplanting or splicing genes from one species into the cells of a host organism of a different species. Such DNA becomes part of the host's genetic makeup and is replicated.
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recombinant DNA

DNA produced by the artificial linkage, in the laboratory or factory, of DNA from different sources. See also GENETIC ENGINEERING.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

recombinant DNA

  1. DNA produced by joining together DNA sequences from different sources in vitro; often this involves VECTOR (2) DNA and foreign DNA to form a recombinant vector for use in GENETIC ENGINEERING.
  2. DNA produced by natural RECOMBINATION in vivo.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Watson, and Joshua Lederberg argued publicly (and others privately) "against the forming of any official guidelines that spelled out how we should work with recombinant DNA." In the words of science historian Jose Van Dijck, "In the politicized mood of the 1970s, genetics got annexed as an environmental issue; this new configuration manifested itself in changed images of genetics, genes, and geneticists," which were no longer altogether altruistic, or even benign.
This recombinant DNA could be used to produce CTLA4-Ig protein and studding its function in future studies.
It is very much possible to discover those genes, controlling milk production and other production traits by using DNA technologies such as DNA mapping, DNA microarray, DNA sequencing and then modify them by genetic engineering or recombinant DNA technology to produce genetically modified organisms (GMO) (Holst, 2009) or Transgenic animals for more and better yield of desired products.
(Mumbai, India), however, succeeded in designing a way increase the production of recombinant DNA derived products.
In experimental group cut and paste paper models exercise within cooperative groups, in control group traditional instructional design has been applied in teaching DNA structure, Central Dogma and Recombinant DNA. The posttests of the groups in achievement and attitudes to biotechnologies show significant differences.
AGE animal contains a heritable recombinant DNA (rDNA) construct that gives it new traits or characteristics.
Xyntha is manufactured using recombinant DNA techniques that enable scientists to create new DNA strands with specific traits, such as the capacity to produce a specific protein.
In accordance with the present invention, it is possible to stably prepare the 48 kDa protein of rhoptry of Babesia caballi and the gene encoding said protein in a large amount with the recombinant DNA technique.
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"Jeremy Rifkin's People's Business Commission invaded a National Academy of Sciences forum on recombinant DNA last March chanting, 'We shall not be cloned.'"
Unlike most of her classmates, she went to a vocational school where she spent every other week in a real laboratory, learning to grow bacteria and make recombinant DNA. "I was able to get an undergraduate [research] project my first summer because I knew my way around a lab," said the Sudbury resident who stunned middle school classmates by eschewing Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High.

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