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Explain how ‘stic

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• Restriction enzymes cut the DNA strand a little away from the centre of the palindrome site, between the same two bases on the opposite strands.

• This leaves the single stranded portions at the ends.

• These overhanging stretches are sticky ends.

• Sticky ends help in joining the foreign DNA (using DNA ligase), with the plasmid to form a recombinant.

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