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Glossary Term Cloning Artifact
Definition A DNA clone whose structure does not accurately represent genomic or mRNA sequence, due to errors in the cloning process. For example, two noncontiguous genomic fragments may be joined by ligation prior to being incorporated into the cloning vector.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
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last database update
10/01/2019
MGI 6.14
The Jackson Laboratory