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DNA, Recombinant MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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DNA, Recombinant
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IM; /‌drug eff /‌ultrastruct permitted; formed by in vitro joining of DNA from 2 different species: do not confuse with RECOMBINATION, GENETIC (within same species); for guidelines for preventing hazards of recombinant DNA research, coord IM with CONTAINMENT OF BIOHAZARDS (IM) if by MeSH definition (procedures, facilities, programs, equipmt, etc.); for ethical, moral or religious aspects of DNA research: coord with specific ethical, moral or religious aspect (IM); for legal aspects, coord with LEGISLATION AS TOPIC (IM), not LEGISLATION, DRUG nor LEGISLATION, MEDICAL
Scope Note
Biologically active DNA which has been formed by the in vitro joining of segments of DNA from different sources. It includes the recombination joint or edge of a heteroduplex region where two recombining DNA molecules are connected.
Entry Term(s)
Genes, Spliced
Recombinant DNA
Recombinant DNA Research
Recombination Joint
Spliced Gene
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DNA (1966-1976)
Recombination, Genetic (1968-1976)
See Also
Genetic Engineering
Genetic Vectors
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DNA, Recombinant Preferred
Recombinant DNA Research Related
Recombination Joint Narrower
Genes, Spliced Broader
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