un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de
Mon Jan 30 07:48:13 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.
does it really ? I always thought it meant copy-DNA ?
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