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Why are genomic libraries useful?
Last Updated: 18th May, 2020
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Regarding this, what is a genomic library used for?
Genomic libraries are commonly used for sequencing applications. They have played an important role in the whole genome sequencing of several organisms, including the human genome and several model organisms.
One may also ask, which is used to select genes from genomic library? DNA probes are stretches of single-stranded DNA used to detect the presence of complementary nucleotide sequences (target sequences) by hybridization. Genomic library comprises large number of genes in the form of different nucleotide sequences of DNA fragments and they can be selected with the help of DNA probes.
Furthermore, how is a genomic library produced?
A genomic DNA library is a collection of DNA fragments that make up the full-length genome of an organism. A genomic library is created by isolating DNA from cells and then amplifying it using DNA cloning technology.
What is the difference between a genomic DNA library and a cDNA library?
cDNA Library vs. cDNA library lacks the non-coding and regulatory elements found in genomic DNA. Genomic DNA libraries provide more detailed information about the organism, but are more resource-intensive to generate and keep.