Genetics

CRISPR Cas9: Plant Breeding at the Speed of Light

Plant breeding has been practised for thousands of years, since the rudiments of human civilization. It is now discussed worldwide by government institutions. Plant breeding is the purposeful manipulation of plant science in order to creat desired genotypes and phenotypes for quest. This manipulation involves either controlled pollination, genetic engineering …

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Replication in Circular DNA: Theta Model

Following Meselson and Stahl’s work, investigators confirmed that other organisms also use semiconservative replication. There are, however, several different ways that semiconservative replication can take place, differing principally in the nature of the template DNA—whether it is linear or circular—and in the number of replication forks. Replicon and Origin of …

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