Why is it essential to have a selectable marker in a cloning vector?

Asked by pksunilnair | 12th Dec, 2017, 08:50: PM

Expert Answer:

Selectable markers are essential to identify and eliminate non-transformants(no recombinant DNA), and selectively permitting the growth of the transformants (host cells bearing recombinant DNA).

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 13th Dec, 2017, 08:38: AM