Recombinant DNA molecules
A combination of DNA molecules of different origin that are joined using recombinant DNA technology.
- Recombinant DNA technology
A series of procedures that are used to join together (recombine) DNA segments. A recombinant DNA molecule is constructed from segments of two or more different DNA molecules. Under certain conditions, a recombinant DNA molecule can enter a cell and replicate there, either on its own or after it has been integrated into a chromosome.
- Recombinant tPA
Tissue plasminogen activator.
The trading of fragments of genetic material between chromosomes before the egg and sperm cells are created. Key features of recombination include the point-to-point association of paired chromosomes (synapsis), followed by the visible exchange of segments (crossing over) at X-shaped crosspoints (chiasmata). Recombination is the principal way of creating genetic diversity between generations. Recombination ensures […]
- Recommended Daily Allowance
Popular name for the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA).
A vaccine against hepatitis B (hep B) to stimulate the body’s immune system to produce antibodies against the hep B virus.