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Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Informatics

pp 366-366

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Circularization

Circularization is the phenomenon of forming a circle, like in plasmids; unwanted circularization of DNA can be prevented by directional cloning or treatment with bacterial phosphatase to remove terminal phosphates needed for joining DNA ends. directional cloning

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