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What is meant by gene cloning?

What is meant by gene cloning?

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Formation of multiple copies of a particular gene is called gene cloning. A gene is separated and ligated to a vector like plasmid. The recombinant plasmid is introduced into a plasmid free bacterium through transformation. The transformed bacterium is made to multiply and form a colony. Each and every bacterium of the colony has a copy of the gene.
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