Identify the phenomenon shown below?
Ans: C. Complementation
(Ref Ninfab Fundamental laboratory approachesfor biochemistry und biotechnology pg. 355-356 and Harper’s illustrated biochemistry,3Oh ed., pg’ 456)
- This is schematic representation of the Blue-white assay, used to screen for recombinant vectors.
- The method is based on the principle of o-complementation of the B-galactosidase gene.
- So phenomenon is complementation.