DNA that has been formed artificially by combining constituents from different organisms.
- 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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Syllabification: re·com·bi·nant DNA
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