Mitosis/S phase

Sam Gorstein svg at netcom.com
Sun Jan 29 22:36:48 EST 1995


: 	Along the same line, while I believe that the lower-case "m" in
: 	mRNA means "messenger" and the lower-case "r" in rBST means
: 	"recombinant", I am at a loss to figure out what the "c" in
: 	cDNA means.

It stands for Complimentary. The DNA is complementary to mRNA, and thus 
has had its introns removed in RNA Processing.

-SG-



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