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The zigzag packing that the scientists observed in this study is a kind of nanoscale compromise in which neither relative orientation "wins." Instead, the cubes find the best arrangement to co-exist in an ordered lattice based on whether they have the same or complementary DNA (i.e., repelling or attracting each other accordingly).
Complementary DNA (cDNA) synthesis: Complementary DNA synthesis was achieved through two incubation steps.
Hybridization with complementary DNA sequences was 5'-CTA CGG TCA TCA CAA ATC TAC TAT CAG-3'.
A large part of these methods is based on hybridization of fluorescent oligonucleotide probe to its complementary DNA target to generate fluorescent signal.
The RNA was converted to complementary DNA using a complementary DNA synthesis kit (Parstous, Tehran, Iran) with both oligo(dT) and random hexamer primers.
Thus complementary DNA (cDNA), synthesized in the laboratory from the messenger RNA that provides the template for natural DNA, remains patentable.
Consider "complementary DNA." More commonly known as "cDNA," these man-made molecules have the same genetic information as naturally occurring genes, but generally omit some extraneous chemical structures found in natural genes.
But the court also ruled that synthetically created DNA known as complementary DNA (cDNA) can be granted a patent.
But the high court also ruled that synthetically created DNA known as complementary DNA (cDNA) can be granted a patent.
The Supreme Court of the United States has upheld Myriad Genetics' patent claims on complementary DNA, or cDNA.
But his ruling said that synthetic molecules known as complementary DNA can be patented 'because it is not naturally occurring'.
Most of these oligonucleotides also have increased affinity to complementary DNA. Some analogs such as Peptide Nucleic Acids (PNA) are fairly stable.

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