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Plasmids have no replication machinery of their own and are reliant upon the host for duplication.
Plasmids are very useful as vectors and in recombinant DNA techniques. Desired genes can be inserted in and amplified up.
- ↑ Maloy <i>et al.</i>, (1987), Microbial Genetics, 2nd edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers.