Bacterial artificial chromosome
* * *(BAC) a genetically engineered cloning vector based on a bacterial plasmid; it can accept large (approximately 300 kb) inserts of foreign DNA and be introduced into and propagated in bacteria; used for cloning, mapping, and sequencing.
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Bacterial Artificial Chromosome — Chromosome artificiel bactérien Pour les articles homonymes, voir BAC. Un chromosome bactérien artificiel CBA ou BAC (pour Bacterial Artificial Chromosome), est un vecteur bactérien conçu pour la cartographie et l analyse des génomes complexes… … Wikipédia en Français
Bacterial artificial chromosome — A bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) is a DNA construct, based on a functional fertility plasmid (or F plasmid), used for transforming and cloning in bacteria, usually E. coli. F plasmids play a crucial role because they contain… … Wikipedia
Bacterial Artificial Chromosome — BAC (engl. Bacterial Artificial Chromosome) ist ein künstliches Chromosom, das aus dem single copy F Plasmid des Bakteriums Escherichia coli entwickelt wurde. BACs dienen als Vektoren und erlauben im Gegensatz zu den Cosmiden und Plasmiden die… … Deutsch Wikipedia
bacterial artificial chromosome — A plasmid vector that can be used to clone large inserts of DNA (up to 500 kb). See: yeast artificial chromosome … Glossary of Biotechnology
bacterial artificial chromosome — Method of construction of genomic library, in which the vector contains sites necessary for the DNA to be handled and replicated as a bacterial chromosome. Like YACs, this allows clones to contain very large pieces of DNA (around 200 kb), so… … Dictionary of molecular biology
bacterial artificial chromosome — (BAC) A cloning vector constructed from the E. coli F factor plasmid that is used to clone foreign DNA fragments in E. coli … Dictionary of microbiology
Artificial chromosome — may refer to: * Yeast artificial chromosome * Bacterial artificial chromosome * Human artificial chromosome … Wikipedia
Human artificial chromosome — A human artificial chromosome (HAC) is a microchromosome that can act as a new chromosome in a population of human cells. That is, instead of 46 chromosomes, the cell could have 47 with the 47th being very small, roughly 6 10 megabases in size,… … Wikipedia
Yeast artificial chromosome — This is a photo of two copies of the Washington University Human Genome YAC Library. Each of the stacks is approximately 12 microtiter plates. Each plate has 96 wells, each with different yeast clones. A yeast artificial chromosome (YAC) is a… … Wikipedia
P1-derived artificial chromosome — The P1 derived artificial chromosome are DNA constructs that are derived from the DNA of P1 bacteriophage. They can carry large amounts (about 100 300 kilobases) of other sequences for a variety of bioengineering purposes. It is one type of… … Wikipedia