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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A cell or organism in which genetic recombination has occurred;Of or relating to recombinant DNA.

Usage examples (39)
  • Unfortunately, attempts to become the undisputed experts in recombinant lexography failed to help us.
  • I spent a great deal of time with Tom Maniatis, who pioneered many of the techniques in recombinant DNA.
  • Base sequence determinations are essential steps in recombinant-DNA technology, which is the rationale for Gilbert and Sanger sharing the prize with Berg.
  • Breast Cancer Action's campaign to protest General Mill's Yoplait lids campaign because Yoplait contains a synthetic hormone called recombinant bovine growth hormone for more
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