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1. Arrayed library
Individual primary recombinant clone s (hosted in phage , cosmid , YAC , or other vector ) that are placed in two-dimensional arrays in microtiter dishes. Each primary clone can be identified by the identity of the plate and the clone location (row and column) on that plate. Arrayed libraries of clones can be used for many applications, including screening for a specific gene or genomic region of interest as well as for physical mapping . Information gathered on individual clones from various genetic linkage and physical map analyses is entered into a relational database and used to construct physical and genetic linkage map s simultaneously; clone identifiers serve to interrelate the multilevel maps. Compare library , genomic library .

2. Biotechnology
The industrial use of living organisms or biological techniques developed through basic research. Biotechnology products include antibiotic s, insulin , interferon , recombinant DNA , and techniques such as waste recycling. Much older forms of biotechnology include bread making, cheese making and brewing wine and beer.

3. Chimera
* A monster in Greek mythology that has the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon. * An organism or recombinant DNA molecule created by joining DNA fragments from two or more different organisms.

4. Clone
An exact copy of a DNA segment; produced by recombinant DNA technology.

5. Cloning
The process of asexually producing a group of cells (clones), all genetically identical, from a single ancestor. In recombinant DNA technology , the use of DNA manipulation procedures to produce multiple copies of a single gene or segment of DNA is referred to as cloning DNA.

6. Cloning vector
A DNA molecule originating from a virus , a plasmid , or the cell of a higher organism into which another DNA fragment of appropriate size can be integrated without loss of the vectors capacity for self-replication; vectors introduce foreign DNA into host cells, where it can be reproduced in large quantities. Examples are plasmids, cosmid s, and yeast artificial chromosome s; vectors are often recombinant molecules containing DNA sequences from several sources.

7. Col E1
A plasmid which naturally occurs in some strains of the bacteria Escherichia coli. It codes for an E. coli-produced antibiotic called a colicin and immunity to its self-produced colicin (so that it doesn't unintentionally destroy itself). It is one of a number of such plasmids, each of which code for a different type of colicin. The plasmid is useful for making cloning vector s for making recombinant DNA molecules.

8. DNA ligase
In recombinant DNA technology, an enzyme that seals together two DNA fragments from different sources to form a recombinant DNA molecule.

9. Fusion protein
* A protein that is the product of the splicing of strands of recombinant DNA . * A member of a family of proteins that serve in membrane fusion.

10. Gene cloning (DNA cloning)
A lab technique which uses DNA manipulation procedures to produce a recombinant DNA molecule and then to make multiple copies of it by inserting it into the genome of a host microorganism which is then grown in culture .


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