Q. 45.0( 2 Votes )

What is a recombinant DNA vaccine? Give two examples.

Answer :

Recombinant DNA vaccines are the vaccines which are manufactured by Recombinant DNA technology. It involves the construction of a plasmid using a copy of DNA from pathogen with an empty plasmid.

Examples:


i) Hepatitis B produced from yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae).


ii) Japanese encephalitis vaccine.


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