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cDNA

1.
complementary DNA: a DNA molecule that is complementary to a specific messenger RNA.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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  • Crna is rna derived from cDNA through standard rna synthesis.
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cDNA

abbreviation
1.
complementary DNA; a form of DNA artificially synthesized from a messenger RNA template and used in genetic engineering to produce gene clones
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cDNA in Medicine

cDNA (sē'dē'ěn-ā')
n.
Complementary DNA; single-stranded DNA that is complementary to mRNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase.

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cDNA in Science
cDNA  
Abbreviation of complementary DNA
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Related Abbreviations for cDNA

cDNA

complementary deoxyribonucleic acid
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