Category Molecular Biology

What are Cosmids?

Cosmids are hybrid plasmids that contain the cos sequence of a Lambda phage (bacteriophage). Structurally these are DNA hybrids of plasmids and a lambda phage. Plasmids refer to small circular DNA in the cytoplasm of bacteria or protozoans. These genetic structures…

What is DNA?

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the long polymeric macromolecule of nucleotides containing codes inscribed in the form of biochemical molecules which serve as both the developmental and hereditary unit of living organisms. ScienceDaily defines DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) as a nucleic acid