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Authored by: Kimball Nill

Glossary of Biotechnology and Agrobiotechnology Terms

Print publication date:  July  2016
Online publication date:  September  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498758208
eBook ISBN: 9781315367811
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Acronym for Recombinant adeno-associated virus–based genome editing. It is a genetic engineering technique in which a scientist uses rAAV vectors to do precise insertion, deletion, or substitution of DNA sequences at a predetermined location in the genome (DNA) of mammalian cells. See also Recombinant DNA (rDNA), Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), Sequence (of a DNA molecule), Virus, Adenovirus, Genome, Genetic engineering.


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