exon trapping vincent van burenmedical dictionary

<molecular biology, technique> A technique used to identify vector. The vector has two exons that are normal, splicedtogether in a transcript.Fragments of DNA can be inserted into the intron, and when the insert is an exon, the exon is splicedinto the transcript, thereby giving a longer transcript that can be detected by Northern blotanalysis.

(09 Oct 1997)

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