NEET Zoology Biotechnology Principles and Processes Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2005

cDNA probes are copied from the messenger RNA molecules with the help of

(a) restriction enzymes

(b) reverse transcriptase

(c) DNA polymerase

(d) adenosine deaminase.

(b)  Reverse transcriptase is an enzyme used by retroviruses to from complementary DNA (cDNA) from their RNA. The resulting DNA is then inserted into the chromosome of the host cell.

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