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Biology

Ecology

Kingdom - Monera And Viruses

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Plasmid is

  1. fragment of DNA which acts as vector
  2. fragment which joins two genes
  3. mRNA which acts as carrier
  4. autotrophic fragment
Correct Answer: Option(a)
Solution: A plasmid is piece of DNA, mostly in bacteria (but also in yeast) not forming a part of normal chromosomal DNA of a cell, but capable of replicating independently of it. These often act as vehicles for gene transfer.
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