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DNA British & World English

Deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material which is present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information

Z-DNA British & World English

DNA in which the double helix has a left-handed rather than the usual right-handed twist and the sugar phosphate backbone follows a zigzag course

DNA virus British & World English

A virus in which the genetic information is stored in the form of DNA (as opposed to RNA)

junk DNA British & World English

DNA that does not code for a protein, usually occurs in repetitive sequences of nucleotides, and does not seem to serve any useful purpose

recombinant DNA British & World English

DNA that has been formed artificially by combining constituents from different organisms

complementary DNA British & World English

Synthetic DNA in which the sequence of bases is complementary to that of a given example of DNA

DNA fingerprinting British & World English

another term for genetic fingerprinting.

DNA profiling in DNA fingerprinting British & World English

another term for genetic fingerprinting.

DNA English-Spanish

ADN m, DNA m

psychological/DNA profile in profile English-Spanish

perfil psicológico/del AND