complementary DNA


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  • noun

Synonyms for complementary DNA

single-stranded DNA that is complementary to messenger RNA or DNA that has been synthesized from messenger RNA by reverse transcriptase

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In a statement issued after the decision was announced, the company noted that the Court "upheld its patents on complementary DNA.
Most of these oligonucleotides also have increased affinity to complementary DNA.
This can also integrate the HERV RNA complementary DNA into the noncoding region of eukaryotic non coding DNA using HERV integrase [19].
The researchers assembled snippets of genetic code from healthy human prostate tissue into a complementary DNA (cDNA) library.
Oligonucleotide DNA Microarrays (oDNA) and Complementary DNA Microarrays (cDNA)
As DNA microarrays have evolved from in-house complementary DNA arrays to robust commercial oligonucleotide platforms, there has been a migration to higher density biochips with increasing content and better analytical methodologies.
Thus, the enzyme requires a single strand for a template and a small RNA fragment for the synthesis of a complementary DNA strand.
This homogeneous phase detection assay is based on the simultaneous binding of 2 aptamer-containing oligonucleotides, each linked to a complementary DNA reporter sequence containing 2 reactive fluorophore precursor molecules.
RNA was extracted from 250 [micro]L virus-infected culture supernatant by using Trizol LS (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA), and the complementary DNA was synthesized with Oligo(dT)15 (Invitrogen) by using SuperScriptII reverse transcriptase (Invitrogen).
Under normal circumstances, nucleic acid sequences that have large stretches of G residues have a tendency to bind together instead of binding to their complementary DNA strand, making those sequences extremely difficult to design assays to detect.
mRNA are converted into complementary DNA (cDNA) and labeled red (infected) and green (noninfected).
At the end of the treatment periods, mRNA was extracted from the cells, pooled according to treaunent and cell line, and used to create labeled complementary DNA samples.
Japan's focus on human full complementary DNA sequencing and SNPs puts it an ideal position for major advances in the future.
The latest design, described in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, employs two complementary DNA molecules - an input molecule and a software molecule.
Experiments also show that duplex DNA with mismatched/bulged regions is less stable than completely complementary DNA.
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