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Genetic Vectors

DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.

Year introduced: 1980

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Tree Number(s): G05.360.337

MeSH Unique ID: D005822

Entry Terms:

  • Genetic Vector
  • Vector, Genetic
  • Vectors, Genetic
  • Shuttle Vectors
  • Shuttle Vector
  • Vector, Shuttle
  • Vectors, Shuttle
  • Cloning Vectors
  • Cloning Vector
  • Vector, Cloning
  • Vectors, Cloning

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