deoxyribonucleic acid clone
deoxyribonucleic acid clone[dē¦äk·sē‚rī·bō·nü¦klē·ik ¦as·əd ′klōn]
(cell and molecular biology)
A deoxyribonucleic acid segment inserted via a vector into a host cell and replicated along with the vector to form many copies per cell.
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