Definition of oligo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈäliɡō/

noun (plural oligos)

Short for oligonucleotide.
Example sentences
  • The technique utilizes a thermostable DNA ligase to ligate together perfectly adjacent oligos.
  • All the annealed double stranded oligos were cloned into the StuI site using blunt end ligation.
  • The sequence of the two nonconserved regions, NC1 and NC2, is shown, with the nucleotide substitutions in mutated oligos shown above the wild-type sequence.

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Syllabification: ol·i·go

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