Definition of restriction fragment in English:

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restriction fragment

noun

Biochemistry
A fragment of a DNA molecule that has been cleaved by a restriction enzyme.
Example sentences
  • The locus of curvature within a restriction fragment can be determined by the circular permutation assay.
  • We used haplotype analysis, DNA sequencing, and restriction fragment analysis of mutations to evaluate the individuals in these families.
  • Only one restriction fragment was observed using the gene-specific probe at high stringency.

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