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Artificial Chromosomes - Natural Chromosome Function, Yeast Artificial Chromosomes, Mammalian Artificial Chromosomes


Artificial chromosomes are laboratory constructs that contain DNA sequences and that perform the critical functions of natural chromosomes. They are used to introduce and control new DNA in a cell, to study how chromosomes function, and to map genes in genomes.

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