identical copy of a DNA sequence or entire gene; one or more cells derived
from and identical to a single ancestor cell; to isolate a gene or specific
sequence of DNA
Definition from: GeneReviews
from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information
- An exact copy made of biological material such as a DNA segment (e.g., a gene or other region), a whole cell, or a complete organism.
Definition from: Human Genome Project Information
at the U.S. Department of Energy
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.