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Reverse transcription

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Definition

noun

The process of making a double stranded DNA molecule from a single stranded RNA template through the enzyme, reverse transcriptase.


Supplement

It is called reverse transcription because it is a process in opposite or reverse of transcription.

See also: reverse transcriptase.