cosmid definition

  • noun:
    • Genetics A hybrid vector that has been spliced with plasmid DNA for cloning huge genes or gene fragments.
    • a kind of plasmid (often utilized as a cloning vector) constructed because of the insertion of cos sequences, that are DNA sequences of this lambda phage.
    • (genetics) a large vector which produced from a bacteriophage and used to clone genes or gene fragments
    • Genetics A hybrid vector which has been spliced with plasmid DNA for cloning large genetics or gene fragments.
    • a form of plasmid (often utilized as a cloning vector) built by the insertion of cos sequences, which are DNA sequences of this lambda phage.
    • (genetics) a big vector that is made of a bacteriophage and used to clone genes or gene fragments

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