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How is the enzyme ligase beneficial in genetic engineering?

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    The name comes from a latin word meaning to glue or bind together. DNA ligase catalyses the joining of DNA fragments (usually those produced by restriction enzymes). Thus different genes can be put into vectors and moved into other hosts.

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