reverse transcription

noun

Definition of reverse transcription

:the process of synthesizing DNA using RNA as a template and reverse transcriptase as a catalyst

First Known Use of reverse transcription

1971


Medical Dictionary

reverse transcription

noun

medical Definition of reverse transcription

:the process of synthesizing DNA using RNA as a template and reverse transcriptase as a catalyst

reverse-transcribe

transitive verb reverse transcribed; reverse transcribing

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