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Unformatted text preview: How does DNA Recombination occur in nature? Sexual Reproduction Bacterial Transformation Viral transfer of DNA How does DNA Recombination occur in Nature? Recombination in Bacteria Figure 13-1 Viruses May Transfer Genes Figure 13-2 DNA Recombination in Laboratories Identify gene(s) of interest. Isolate the gene(s) of interest. Produce many copies of that gene. Express it. Restriction enzymes cut DNA at specific places Bacteria use restriction enzymes to defend against viral infections. Pg. 250 Tools Needed to Make Recombinant DNA in Laboratories Scissors Bacterial Restriction Enzyme Glue DNA Ligase Vector o Bacterial Plasmids o Viruses o Yeast Cells o Other Cells...
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