How are vectors used in recombinant DNA technology?
All vectors are exclusively nucleic acids, and they have helped mostly in the field of genetic engineering. They aid in the creation of new organisms.
They are transporting units, such as cosmids, plasmids, or bacteriophages. They carry recombinant DNA molecules to a host. This way the hosts can gain a new characteristic or quality to benefit themselves or others.
Vectors are plasmids that can transfer DNA from one organism to another, as long as the organisms belong to the same species.
They are transporting units such as cosmids, plasmids, or bacteriophages. They carry recombinant DNA molecules from one bacterium to another, and they are limited to prokaryotes only.
They are man-made structures that do not occur in nature. They carry recombinant DNA molecules, which get inserted into a prokaryotic cell. They are limited to prokaryotes only.