Q. 11

An antibiotic res A. Competent bacterial cells

B. Transformed bacterial cells

C. Recombinant bacterial cells

D. None of the above

Answer :

Antibiotic resistance genes act as selectable markers.

In the host cell DNA, when gene of interest gets incorporated, the host cell is called transformant.

Antibiotic resistance gene like PVU [Ampicillin resistance gene] is used to distinguish between transformants and non-transformants.

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