Yac

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YAC --> yeast artificial chromosome

(Science: molecular biology) A vector system that allows extremely large segments of dNA to be cloned.

Useful in chromosome mapping, contiguous yeast artificial chromosomes covering the whole drosophila genome and certain human chromosomes are available.

Acronym: YAC

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