Definition of CDNA

1. Noun. Single-stranded DNA that is complementary to messenger RNA or DNA that has been synthesized from messenger RNA by reverse transcriptase.

Exact synonyms: Complementary Dna
Specialized synonyms: Provirus, Dscdna
Generic synonyms: Deoxyribonucleic Acid, Desoxyribonucleic Acid, Dna



Definition of CDNA

1. Initialism. complementary DNA ¹

2. Initialism. copy DNA ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of CDNA

1. DNA that is synthesised from a messenger RNA template, the single-stranded form is often used as a probe in physical mapping to locate the gene or can be cloned in the double stranded form. Viral reverse transcriptase can be used to synthesise DNA that is complementary to RNA (for example an isolated mRNA). Acronym: cDNA (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of CDNA

c-note
c-notes
c-oncogene
c-peptide
c-word
c.l.
c/-
c/e
c/o
c3 cycle
c4 cycle
c600
cAMP
cAMP phosphodiesterase
cAMP receptor protein
cDNA (current term)
cDNA clone
cDNA library
cDNAs
cFLIP
cGMP
cIMP
cI protein
cRNA
cRNAs
cSNP
cSNPs
cUMP
c note
c notes

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