Definition of Kilobase

1. Noun. a length of double-stranded DNA containing two thousand nucleotides, one thousand on each strand ¹



2. Noun. a length of single-stranded RNA containing one thousand nucleotides ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kilobase

1. unit of measure of a nucleic-acid chain [n -S]

Medical Definition of Kilobase

1. Unit of length for DNA fragments equal to 1000 nucleotides. Abbreviation: kb (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Kilobase

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1. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"Using these clones we have identified a 2.2-kilobase mRNA in husks from plants containing either BI or ..."

2. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plant Vectors: Bibliography January by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"16 NAL Call No: 442.8 G28 Analysis of a 1600-kilobase Rhizobium meliloti megaplasmid using defined deletions generated in vitro. ..."

3. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"Language: English Descriptors: Anabaena; Genomes; Dna; Genes; Nitrogen fixation Abstract: Two genome rearrangements involving 11- and 55-kilobase DNA ..."

4. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"To test if these elements have a function in the expression of these genes, the 2.3 kilobase pairs Gy2 glycinin promoter was ligated to a beta- ..."

5. Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering for Crop Plant Improvement. Bibliography by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1991)
"A clone 0.3-kilobase napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum) genomi e DNA that ... The new method detected the ampi ified-unique marker (0.3-kilobase DNA) of ..."

6. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"The gene (designated iph) is located on a 2.9-kilobase EcoRI restriction ... The iph gene was expressed when the purified 2.9-kilobase DNA fragment, ..."

7. State of the Laboratory: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory edited by William A. Bookless (1995)
"Completed the sequencing of more than 240 kilobase pairs of human chromosome 19 from ... Completed a high-resolution map for a 700-kilobase-pair region on ..."

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