Insert (molecular biology)

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In Molecular biology, an insert is a piece of DNA that is inserted into a larger DNA vector by a recombinant DNA technique, such as ligation or recombination. This allows it to be multiplied, selected, further manipulated or expressed in a host organism.[1]

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  1. ^ "insert - Terminology of Molecular Biology for insert – GenScript". www.genscript.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017.