what is relaxed plasmid?

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Ankur sood's picture

HELLO, A plasmid that replicates independently of the main bacterial chromosome and is present in 10-500 copies per cell.(1) REFERENCE: 1.http://www.webref.org/biotechnology/r/relaxed_plasmid.htm
Dr Girija Sankar's picture

A. Relaxed plasmids are the plasmids that have the capability of replicating on their own. As a result more number of copies are expressed in the cell. Ref: http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plasmids accessed on 18th Jan 2011.

Dr.G.Girija Sankar, Associate Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, College of Pharmaceutical Science, Andhra University.

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