Microorganisms: Applications in Molecular Biology
Published Online: 21 DEC 2007
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Keeney, J. B. 2007. Microorganisms: Applications in Molecular Biology. eLS. .
- Published Online: 21 DEC 2007
Microorganisms, most notably yeast and bacteria, are used in research and industry for cloning genes, replicating DNA and producing purified proteins. Yeast, in particular, is widely used as a model organism for studying a variety of cell functions.
- tissue culture;