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recombinant DNA

Line breaks: re|com¦bin|ant DNA

Definition of recombinant DNA in English:

noun

[mass noun]
DNA that has been formed artificially by combining constituents from different organisms.
Example sentences
  • The identification of specific DNA genes for desirable traits and the transfer of those genes into another organism became known as recombinant DNA technology or genetic engineering.
  • This gave rise to the genetic revolution, including recombinant DNA technology and gene therapy.
  • The basis of the term recombinant DNA refers to the recombining of different segments of DNA.

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