Definition of oligo in English:

oligo

Syllabification: ol·i·go
Pronunciation: /ˈäligō
 
/

noun (plural oligos)

Biochemistry
  • short for oligonucleotide.
    More 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.

More definitions of oligo

Definition of oligo in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw