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Applications of Recombinant DNA Technology in Medicine

Rahul Sharma

Abstract


Recombinant DNA technology is the method of genetic engineering in which recombinant DNA is prepared by cutting the DNA into small fragments and joining different fragments together taken from different organisms. This Procedure makes it possible to take any gene from any specie and place this gene in any other organism or species. It is similar to cloning because when the foreign gene is inserted in an organism like bacteria then, multiple copies are made through cloning to use the gene in different applications. This article throws light upon the top five applications of recombinant DNA technology in medicine.

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