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Site-specific Recombination: Uses in Biotechnology

  1. Ronald H Hoess

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001060

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How to Cite

Hoess, R. H. 2001. Site-specific Recombination: Uses in Biotechnology. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. DuPont Pharmaceutical Company, Delaware, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

Site-specific recombination has become an important tool for manipulating DNA both in vitro and in vivo. It has found widespread use in controlling gene expression in transgenic plants and animals.

Keywords:

  • recombination;
  • site-specific;
  • phage display;
  • transgenics;
  • cre-lox