Plasmid size vs supercoiling

Martin Kennedy mkennedy at
Thu Jul 22 22:07:43 EST 1993

In article <1993Jul23.102604.282 at>, mkennedy at (Martin Kennedy) writes:
> In article <44814.jdboer at>, jdboer at SOL.UVIC.CA ("Johan de Boer") writes:

> Plasmids often form dimers, which can't be resolved unless a specific
> site-specific recombination mechanism exists to resolve the dimer. 
I forgot to say this only happens in rec- hosts; if you use a rec+ host you
probably won't see the problem


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