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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDNADNA /ˌdiː en ˈeɪ◂/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  HB (deoxyribonucleic acid) a substance that carries genetic information in the cells of the body A DNA test showed that he was not the baby's father.
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DNAIn three patients, no analysable DNA histogram could be generated because their tumours had been fixed in Bouin's solution.The approximate regions of genomic DNA containing coding sequence found in 6G11 and 7C11 are indicated.Sometimes, though, two damaged pieces of DNA get together and the carrier pays the price.Dusky seaside DNA is, as far as can be seen, identical to that of other, commonplace, sparrows nearby.Thus, these two positions may be important for sequence specific DNA binding of CytR.Occasionally, the DNA copying process involved in reproduction may go wrong.
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