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Chapter 16, Problem 34E
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Describe how a particular gene or set of genes might be isolated.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The isolation of a particular gene or a set of genes is to be described.

Concept Introduction:

 DNA contains the genetic material of living organisms. The DNA from two different organisms can be combined to form a new DNA, which is called recombinant DNA.

 By carefully choosing the type of DNA transferred, the characteristics of the organism can be engineered.

Explanation of Solution

Restriction enzymes are used to cut long sections of DNA into smaller ones. This gives a mixture of DNA fragments of different lengths and compositions. The different fragments are then separated by gel electrophoresis...

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