AskDefine | Define recombinant

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Adjective

recombinant
  1. Referring to something formed by combining existing elements in a new combination. Especially in the phrase recombinant DNA referring to an organism created in the lab by adding DNA from another species.

Extensive Definition

Recombinant may refer to :
  • Recombinant DNA - a form of artificial DNA
  • VRLA (also referred to as Recombinant) - valve regulated lead acid, a certain kind of lead-acid battery
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