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

Medicine EncyclopediaGenetics in Medicine - Part 1

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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