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A blunt end<ref>http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Blunt_end October 2, 2008.</ref> is a result of breaking double-stranded DNA with no overhangs or unpaired bases produced. Both strands are of same length due to this factor.
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A blunt end<ref>http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Blunt_end October 2, 2008.</ref> is a result of breaking double-stranded [[DNA|DNA]] with no overhangs or unpaired bases produced. Both strands are of same length due to this factor.  
  
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For example:  
  
…..GAATTC…..<br>…..CTTAAG…..
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…..GAATTC…..<br>…..CTTAAG…..  
  
After using restriction enzymes to cut at specific sites:
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After using [[Restriction_enzymes|restriction enzymes]] to cut at specific sites:  
  
…..GAA &nbsp; &nbsp;TTC…..<br>…..CTT &nbsp; &nbsp;AAG….
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…..GAA &nbsp; &nbsp;TTC…..<br>…..CTT &nbsp; &nbsp;AAG….<br>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:54, 26 November 2014

A blunt end[1] is a result of breaking double-stranded DNA with no overhangs or unpaired bases produced. Both strands are of same length due to this factor.

For example:

…..GAATTC…..
…..CTTAAG…..

After using restriction enzymes to cut at specific sites:

…..GAA    TTC…..
…..CTT    AAG….

Reference

  1. http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Blunt_end October 2, 2008.
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