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What is the function of a vector in genetic engineering?



This question is part of AP Ch 17 Biotechnology
Asked by Rnreda, Last updated: Sep 16, 2020

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Akshay patil

Akshay patil

Akshay patil
Akshay patil

Answered Jan 24, 2020

Makes millions of copies of specific segment of dna

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a.Nancy

a.Nancy

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Answered Mar 07, 2018

A vector is a DNA molecule used to carry additional genetic material into a cell. A vector that carries foreign DNA is called recombinant DNA. There are four types of vectors including cosmids, viral vectors, plasmids, and artificial chromosomes.

The most common vectors are plasmids that are used for cloning, although some of them are designed specifically for cloning. Restriction enzymes are used to cut DNA, and these are found in bacteria, which eliminates choice A. Polymerase chain reaction is used to make millions of copies of DNA.

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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Mar 30, 2017

Carry DNA into a new cell
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