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What is a cloning vector?
It is a small piece of DNA into which a forgein DNA fragment can be inserted.
extra-chromosomal DNA molecule separate from the chromosomal DNA which is capable of replicating independently of the chromosomal DNA. In many cases, it is circular and double-stranded. Plasmids usually occur naturally in bacteria, but are sometimes found in eukaryotic organisms.
what is a primer?
artificially produced segment of nucleotides that is complementary to an area just upstream or downstream from a gene of interes and whose function is to signal DNA polymerase where to begin replictaion.
what is recombinant DNA
A DNA technology where dna fragments from one organism is combined with Dna from another organism
recognizes a sequence of dna and cuts it to where it produces sticky ends
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