What is meant by gene cloning ?

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asked Mar 13 in Class XII Biology by nikita74 (-1,054 points)
What is meant by gene cloning ?

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answered Mar 13 by vijay Premium (511 points)
Gene cloning refers to a process in which a gene of interest is ligated to a vector. The recombinant DNA thus produced is introduced in a host cell by transformation. Each cell gets one DNA molecule and when the transformed cell grows to a bacterial colony, each cell in the colony has a copy of the gene. This is precisely gene cloning.
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