Wednesday, 15 May 2013

5.12 describe the use of restriction enzymes to cut DNA at specific sites and ligase enzymes to join pieces of DNA together

Restriction enzymes effectively cut through DNA strands so that a section of DNA can be taken from a cell.

Ligase enzymes can be used to join together different sections of DNA.

These processes are done to create new DNA.

Something like this:

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