Definition of complementary DNA in English:

complementary DNA

Syllabification: com·ple·men·ta·ry DNA


  • Synthetic DNA in which the sequence of bases is complementary to that of a given example of DNA.
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    • A DNA sequence is amplified from genomic DNA or cDNA using a high fidelity polymerase.
    • Genomic and cDNA sequences are presented at the top and at the bottom, respectively.
    • We observed an accumulation of cDNA loci near the centromere for seven chromosomes.

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