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A fragment of a DNA molecule that has been cleaved by a restriction enzyme.
- ‘We used haplotype analysis, DNA sequencing, and restriction fragment analysis of mutations to evaluate the individuals in these families.’
- ‘The locus of curvature within a restriction fragment can be determined by the circular permutation assay.’
- ‘Only one restriction fragment was observed using the gene-specific probe at high stringency.’
- ‘The restriction fragments are then separated using sophisticated and expensive electrophoresis equipment.’
- ‘The restriction fragments are linked to the adaptors using a DNA ligase.’
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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.