linker deoxyribonucleic acid

linker deoxyribonucleic acid

[¦liŋ·kər dē‚äk·sē‚rī·bō·nü¦klē·lk ′as·əd]
(cell and molecular biology)
A short, synthetic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecule that contains the recognition site for a specific restriction endonuclease. Also known as linker.
A segment of DNA to which lysine-rich histone is bound and which connects the adjacent nucleosomes of a chromosome.
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