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complementary DNA

noun
1.
cDNA.
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complementary DNA

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

complementary DNA n.
cDNA.

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complementary DNA in Science
complementary DNA  
Single-stranded DNA synthesized in the laboratory using messenger RNA as a template and the enzyme reverse transcriptase. Complementary DNA is used for many purposes such as mapping chromosomes, creating clones, and sequencing genes.
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