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[mass noun] Synthetic DNA in which the sequence of bases is complementary to that of a given example of DNA.
- ‘Genomic and cDNA sequences are presented at the top and at the bottom, respectively.’
- ‘A DNA sequence is amplified from genomic DNA or cDNA using a high fidelity polymerase.’
- ‘Some rat cDNA clones were also sequenced to fill gaps and to confirm splice sites.’
- ‘We observed an accumulation of cDNA loci near the centromere for seven chromosomes.’
- ‘However, until now, only one paper has reported using barley cDNA microarrays for transcriptome analysis.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.