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(genetics) a large vector that is made from a bacteriophage and used to clone genes or gene fragments

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The strategies include subcloning genomic DNA from cosmids to plasmids, mutagenesis of that DNA and placing mutant DNA in the S.
Further work, including sequence analysis of the 5'--and 3'-untranslated regions of liver and leukocyte GRHPR cDNA and of cosmids containing GRHPR genomic DNA, is in progress.
Afterwards, randomly selected cosmids, the so called seed clones, were sequenced up to publication quality.
BACs are smaller than YACs, but bigger than cosmids and conventional plasmids.