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Clone Cells

A group of genetically identical cells all descended from a single common ancestral cell by mitosis in eukaryotes or by binary fission in prokaryotes. Clone cells also include populations of recombinant DNA molecules all carrying the same inserted sequence. (From King and Stansfield, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)

Year introduced: 1968(1964)

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Tree Number(s): A11.251.353

MeSH Unique ID: D002999

Entry Terms:

  • Cell, Clone
  • Cells, Clone
  • Clone Cell
  • Clones
  • Clone

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