Definition of Restriction fragment

1. Noun. The fragment of DNA that is produced by cleaving DNA with a restriction enzyme.

Generic synonyms: Fragment



Medical Definition of Restriction fragment

1. The fragments of DNA generated by digesting DNA with a specific restriction endonuclease. Each of the fragments ends in a site recognised by that specific enzyme. (10 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restriction Fragment

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restretching
restricken
restrict
restricted
restricted function
restricted functions
restrictedly
restricting
restriction
restriction-site polymorphism
restriction endonuclease
restriction enzyme
restriction enzyme cutting site
restriction enzymes
restriction fragment (current term)
restriction length polymorphism
restriction map
restriction mapping
restriction methylation
restriction nuclease
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restrictionism
restrictionisms
restrictionist
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restrictionless
restrictions

Literary usage of Restriction fragment

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1. Rice Biotechnology by Gurdev S. Khush, Gary H. Toenniessen (1991)
"5 Development and Use of restriction fragment Length Polymorphism in Rice Breeding and Genetics S ..."

2. Rice Genetics II: Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics by International Rice Research Institute (1991)
"Recent advances in molecular biology allow detection of a new type of genetic marker that exhibits restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP). ..."

3. Advances in Hybrid Rice Technology: Proceedings of the 3rd International by Sant S. Virmani, E. A. Siddiq, K. Muralidharan (1998)
"Kemble et al (1980) classified 31 maize lines into four groups—C, T, S, and N— based on an mtDNA restriction fragment pattern. The four cytoplasmic types ..."

4. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"Recently, Helentjaris, Edwards, and Stuber (unpublished data) have extended this type of analysis using restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLP). ..."

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