What is a concatomer?

Rafael Maldonado rmaldonado at ua.es
Wed Nov 24 04:41:32 EST 1999

"Frank O. Fackelmayer" wrote:
> Concatemers are linear
> multimers of the same DNA molecule, as pointed out by the other posters
> before.

Not yet correct. Concatemers not need to be linear. Concatemers of
plasmids, for example, are circular. They are multimers of plasmids,
which are circular, so the result is also circular.

Rafael Maldonado
Divison of Genetics
University of Alicante (Spain)

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