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The nanoscopic landing pads are modified with one sequence of DNA, and the gold nanoparticles are modified with complementary DNA.
Complementary DNA (cDNA) synthesis: Complementary DNA synthesis was achieved through two incubation steps.
In a statement issued after the decision was announced, the company noted that the Court "upheld its patents on complementary DNA.
But his ruling said that synthetic molecules known as complementary DNA can be patented 'because it is not naturally occurring'.
Complementary DNA, or cDNA, can be patented as it does not occur naturally.
This fact, combined with the fact that such primers of a user-defined sequence can be chemically synthesized and last month's discussion of complementarity and annealing of two complementary DNA single strands, leads to the observation that it must be possible in theory to direct a DNA polymerase in vitro to start work at any arbitrary but known DNA sequence.
Most of these oligonucleotides also have increased affinity to complementary DNA.
This can also integrate the HERV RNA complementary DNA into the noncoding region of eukaryotic non coding DNA using HERV integrase [19].
The researchers assembled snippets of genetic code from healthy human prostate tissue into a complementary DNA (cDNA) library.
In the present study, we included complementary DNA nucleotide sequences for each gene.
As DNA microarrays have evolved from in-house complementary DNA arrays to robust commercial oligonucleotide platforms, there has been a migration to higher density biochips with increasing content and better analytical methodologies.
Because they tagged the complementary DNA with three differently colored fluorescent dyes, the attached DNA showed that the wires were in the proper places.

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