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(a) What are such sequences called? Name the enzyme used that recognizes such nucleotide sequences.

(b) What is their significance in biotechnology?

 

Answer:

(a) Palindromic sequences (0.5), endonuclease enzyme.

(b) Restriction enzymes can make complementary cut counterparts forming sticky ends for recombination DNA / RDNA technology/ to facilitate ligation of vector and foreign DNA.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.