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Mesh term Plasmids

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Genetic Structures


Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.

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Bacteriocin Plasmids
F Factor
Hemolysin Factors
Lactose Factors
Plant Tumor-Inducing Plasmids
R Factors

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