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Chapter 12

Site-specific Recombinases

Site-specific recombination is a DNA-modifying activity that involves a series of cleavage and ligation reactions that are catalyzed between two specific DNA sequences.1,2 The resulting products are rearranged versions of the starting DNA molecules that in some cases have altered topology as well as...
Print publication date: 22 Apr 2008
Copyright year: 2008
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-272-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-826-8
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences