- 1An organism or cell, or group of organisms or cells, produced asexually from one ancestor or stock, to which they are genetically identical.More example sentences
- Only full-length genomic and cDNA clones, including genes with in-frame stop codons, were analyzed.
- Moreover, three longer genomic DNA clones were identified during screening of a fosmid C2 - Idf library.
- Molecular markers derived from cDNA and genomic DNA clones were from the tomato high-density linkage map.
- 1.1A person or thing regarded as identical to another: successful women don’t want to be male clonesMore example sentences
- But then, when this particular bunch of Delhi youngsters decided to take it on, they perhaps knew only too well that copying the clones doesn't come easy.
- If you are a human being who lives on Earth, you have probably been exposed to other humans beings who are not your exact clones.
- All day long, she had been dealing with the clones, the carbon copy popular masses.
- 1.2A computer designed to simulate exactly the operation of another, typically more expensive, model: an IBM PC cloneMore example sentences
- Taiwanese computer maker Elitegroup is to grow its family of Palm clones with three more models.
- Everyone knows that the majority of Activision's extreme sports titles are basically Tony Hawk's Pro Skater clones designed to look like other sports.
- Even Samba is just a Unix clone of a Windows client.
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- 1Propagate (an organism or cell) as a clone: of the hundreds of new plants cloned, the best ones are selectedMore example sentences
- The big news in science this week has been the Monash University research into cloning stem cells for use in repairing damaged nerves.
- Who could argue that the money and brain power devoted to cloning stem cells could not be better used on something else?
- Suppose in the future effective treatments for heart disease are developed using cloned stem cells.
- 1.1Make an identical copy of.More example sentences
- Machines can be cloned simply by copying these resource files.
- He now had cloned organs, perfect copies of the originals, but still carried the scars from his loss.
- Well, Antinori is widely-tipped to become the first person in history to clone a human being.
- 1.2 Biochemistry Replicate (a fragment of DNA placed in an organism) so that there is enough to analyze or use in protein production.More example sentences
- The fragments were cloned and DNA sequencing demonstrated that they actually corresponded to cDNA with proper intron splicing.
- The amplified fragments were cloned and sequenced.
- This fragment was cloned and sequenced to verify its integrity.
- 1.3Illegally copy the security codes from (a cellular phone) to one or more others as a way of obtaining free calls.More example sentences
- Hackers can clone mobile phone SIM cards in minutes, and make calls at their victims' expense.
- Imei can be used to clone illegal copies of a compromised phone and force the victim to pay phone changes he or she didn't incur.
- Also seized from the residence were over 150 cellular phones and several computer systems with extensive documentation on cloning cellular phones and computer hardware.
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- Selective clonal and rigorous vineyard selection along with modern winemaking techniques have given the region a new lease of life.
- We instead focused on the frequency of clonal reproduction in F. grandifolia in cove forests and beech gap forests.
- In general, it seems unlikely that negative clonal selection against mutator clones is a significant effect.
early 20th century: from Greek klōn 'twig'.
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