chimeric deoxyribonucleic acid

chimeric deoxyribonucleic acid

[kī′mir·ik ‚dē¦äk·se¦rī·bō¦nü¦klē·ik ′as·əd]
(genetics)
A recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecule that contains sequences from more than one organism.
(cell and molecular biology)
A deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecule that has resulted from recombination or from the splicing together of DNA from two sources.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.