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Definition:A gene trap construct is a type of engineered plasmid which is designed to integrate into a genome and produce a fusion transcript between exons of the gene into which it inserts and a reporter element in the construct. Gene traps contain a splice acceptor, do not contain promoter elements for the reporter, and are mutagenic. Gene traps may be bicistronic with the second cassette containing a promoter driving an a selectable marker.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: gene trap construct

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