Blunt-ended dna

Definition

noun

(molecular biology) A fragment of DNA resulting from the breaking of DNA molecule in which there are no unpaired bases or overhangs in the end, hence, both strands are of the same length.


Supplement

For example:

5'-CTGATCTGACTGATGCGTATGCTAGT-3'
3'-GACTAGACTGACTACGCATACGATCA-5'


Related terms: blunt end.

Compare: overhang, sticky end.


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