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DNA, Antisense

DNA that is complementary to the sense strand. (The sense strand has the same sequence as the mRNA transcript. The antisense strand is the template for mRNA synthesis.) Synthetic antisense DNAs are used to hybridize to complementary sequences in target RNAs or DNAs to effect the functioning of specific genes for investigative or therapeutic purposes.

Year introduced: 1991

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Tree Number(s): D13.150.200, D13.444.308.150, D13.444.600.150.200, D27.720.470.530.600.150.200

MeSH Unique ID: D016373

Entry Terms:

  • Antisense DNA
  • Anti-Sense DNA
  • Anti Sense DNA
  • DNA, Anti-Sense

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