Vectors- characteristics, classification, features, types

Vectors

Vectors are DNA molecules that are used as a vehicle to carry foreign DNA fragments into other cells where they can replicate and/or express. Among these most commonly used vector is a plasmid. Characteristics of vectors: Self replicating, multiple copies. Replication origin site. Cloning site. Selectable marker gene. Low molecular weight. Easily isolates and purifies. … Read more Vectors- characteristics, classification, features, types

Plant Transformation Methods

Plant Transformation Methods

Plant Transformation Methods Transformation is defined as the process in which the genetic material of an organism is altered by the integration of new genes into its genome. The transformation is done by using vectors such as plasmids. The importance to produce transgenic plants is to: Improve crop yields. Improvement of varietal traits. transgenic plants … Read more Plant Transformation Methods