cDNA

noun \ ˈsē-ˌdē-(ˌ)en-ˈā , ˌsē- \

Definition of cDNA

: a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase

Origin and Etymology of cdna

complementary


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cDNA

noun \ ˈsē-ˌdē-ˌen-ˌā \

medical Definition of cDNA

: a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase called also complementary DNA

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