Definition of Complementary dna
1. Noun. Single-stranded DNA that is complementary to messenger RNA or DNA that has been synthesized from messenger RNA by reverse transcriptase.
Specialized synonyms: Provirus, Dscdna
Generic synonyms: Deoxyribonucleic Acid, Desoxyribonucleic Acid, Dna
Medical Definition of Complementary dna
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Literary usage of Complementary dna
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1. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"In this process DNA encodes RNA, RNA uses reverse transcription to code complementary DNA, and the DNA is integrated back into the chromosome at a different ..."
2. Gene Expression in Algae and Fungi Including Yeast: Bibliography January by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (2001)
"... in a higher plant was cloned by complementation of a yeast mutant defective in K + uptake with a complementary DNA library from Arabidopsis thaliana. ..."
3. Statistics and Science: A Festschrift for Terry Speed by Darlene Renee Goldstein, Terry Speed (2003)
"Our focus here is on complementary DNA (cDNA) microarrays, where thousands of distinct DNA sequences representing different genes are printed in a ..."