InVitro DNA Synthesis as a Tool to Analyze and Alter Genes
This overview describes some of the biochemical procedures which are used to analyze the primary structure of genetic information. This is one of the first steps in engineering genetic material so that it can be used for the production of materials in the medical, agricultural, and chemical industries. Another important step is the design and construction of synthetic genetic alterations either to explore function or to alter function in the sense of making a better product, e.g., yield, stability, higher activity, or specificity.
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