Mitosis/S phase

Clemens Suter-Crazzolara 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.
> 
> -SG-
> 

does it really ? I always thought it meant copy-DNA ?




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