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DNA:

see nucleic acidnucleic acid,
any of a group of organic substances found in the chromosomes of living cells and viruses that play a central role in the storage and replication of hereditary information and in the expression of this information through protein synthesis.
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DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

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DNA

(biochemistry)

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that is the main constituent of the chromosomes of all organisms (except some viruses). The DNA molecule consists of two polynucleotide chains in the form of a double helix, containing phosphate and the sugar deoxyribose and linked by hydrogen bonds between the complementary bases adenine and thymine or cytosine and guanine. DNA is self-replicating, plays a central role in protein synthesis, and is responsible for the transmission of hereditary characteristics from parents to offspring

DNA

(1) See Windows DNA.

(2) (Digital Network Architecture) Introduced in 1978, it was Digital's umbrella term for its enterprise network architecture based on DECnet.
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Keywords: Maize; Taq DNA polymerase gene; Pollen-mediated transformation; Heat-tolerance
However, the main limitation of that approach is the impossibility of incorporating modified nucleotides by a certain DNA polymerase.
Primer-directed enzymatic amplification of DNA with a thermostable DNA polymerase.
The discovery of the thermostable DNA polymerase from Thermus aquaticus (Taq) has brought the revolution in genetic engineering.
All dividing cells contain one or more high-fidelity DNA polymerases that are responsible for accurate replication of the genome.
For the amplification of circular molecules of begomoviruses, (Phi) 29 DNA polymerase was used on the collected samples of cotton species.
The DNA polymerase used in pyrosequencing is the Klenow fragment (bacterial exonuclease I with the exonuclease function deleted).
M] = 95 [micro]M), indicating that the low stacking ability of the z substrate, because of the low hydrophobicity, reduced the affinity between the DNA polymerase and the z substrate.
However, scientists did not know how the cells selected the correct DNA Polymerase for error-free repair of each type of DNA damage.
Cloning and sequencing of lcr1 by Pfu DNA polymerase: To determine whether the sequence variants were created during PCR due to Taq polymerase error, lcr1 was amplified from the parasite genomic DNA by Pfu DNA polymerase (Fermentas Co.
coli DNA polymerase to anneal the primers and synthesize new DNA strands.

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