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The enzyme ligase is also known as:



A

genetic scissor

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B

genetic glue

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C

vector

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D

plasmid

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Solution

The correct option is C

genetic glue


The basis of genetic engineering is the discovery of the fact that genes can be cut or joined. For this purpose, enzymes are used. Ligase is an enzyme which helps in joining the ends of DNA strands. Due to this reason, it is also called 'genetic glue'.


Biology

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