functional gene cloning


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Functional cloning — involves using a known gene sequence as a probe to look for new gene sequences that may have similar functions, based on the similarity of sequence. Using this method of analysis, researchers can search through entire genomes to find genes of… …   Wikipedia

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  • functional cloning — (= expression cloning) Strategy for cloning a desired gene that is based on some property (antigenicity, ligand binding, etc.) of the expressed gene. For example, a cDNA library could be produced in a eukaryotic expression vector, and transfected …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • candidate-gene strategy — An experimental approach in which knowledge of the biochemistry and/or physiology of a trait is used to identify candidate genes. Synonym: functional gene cloning …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Molecular cloning — refers to a set of experimental methods in molecular biology that are used to assemble recombinant DNA molecules and to direct their replication within host organisms.[1] The use of the word cloning refers to the fact that the method involves the …   Wikipedia

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  • expression cloning — Method of gene cloning based on transfection of a large number of cells with cDNAs in an expression vector (eg. a cDNA library), then screening for a functional property (eg. binding of a radiolabelled hormone to identify receptors, or induction… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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