What does cosmid mean in Medical Dictionary?

  • DNA from a bacterial virus into that is spliced a tiny fragment of a genome to be amplified and sequenced. A cosmid is an artificially built structure. It is used in cloning (copying) items of DNA. by SaulReport definition
  • (On a technical level, a cosmid contains the cos gene of phage lambda and that can be packed in a lambda phage particle for disease into E. coli, allowing cloning of bigger DNA fragments that may be introduced into microbial hosts in plasmid vectors). by Elmira TorbertReport definition

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