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In the field of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology studies, we generally use the plasmid vector to deliver the target genes into mammalian cells by transfection method in the laboratory. Based on the functions and usages, plasmid vectors are usually divided into cloning vectors and ...Learn More

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Synthesis killed the cloning star♭♭I personally think DNA synthesis will eventually kill molecular cloning which is sad because It's a satisfying process to do and my strongest skill. Who has not felt like a cloning star after finding the correct insert in your Macrogen trace ...Learn More

What are the necessary components of a plasmid?The plasmid used for cloning and expression usually including three major components:1. Replicon: Also known as the replication initiation region, it contains genetic factors that control the origin of plasmid DNA replication and ...Learn More

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