Biotechnology - Cloning Vectors - Discussion

Discussion :: Cloning Vectors - Section 1 (Q.No.1)


Maximum size of foreign DNA that can be inserted into a replacement vector is

[A]. 25-30 kb
[B]. 18-20 kb
[C]. 20-25 kb
[D]. 40-50 kb

Answer: Option C


No answer description available for this question.

Vinod Joshi said: (Oct 28, 2012)  
Vectors are different types as we know that, if we use bac and yac vector. These are insert around 1400 kb size.

Apurva said: (Oct 26, 2014)  
Maximum insert size in replacement vector can go upto 30 kb (20-30kb), therefore answer should be A.

Deepakshee said: (Apr 8, 2022)  
For replacement vector, it is possible to clone foreign DNA up to 23 kb in length, hence given answer is correct.

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