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Chromosomes, Artificial, Yeast

Chromosomes in which fragments of exogenous DNA ranging in length up to several hundred kilobase pairs have been cloned into yeast through ligation to vector sequences. These artificial chromosomes are used extensively in molecular biology for the construction of comprehensive genomic libraries of higher organisms.

Year introduced: 2002 (1994)

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Tree Number(s): A11., A11.284.187.360.800, A19.311.800, G05.360.162.178.200, G05.360.162.360.800, G05.360.337.249.200

MeSH Unique ID: D018244

Entry Terms:

  • Yeast Artificial Chromosomes
  • Chromosomes, Yeast Artificial
  • Artificial Chromosomes, Yeast
  • Artificial Chromosome, Yeast
  • Chromosome, Yeast Artificial
  • Yeast Artificial Chromosome
  • YAC (Chromosome)
  • YACs (Chromosomes)

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