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Methods and vectors for facilitating site-specific recombination

United States Patent Application

20030219902
A1
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In one aspect the invention provides methods for moving an insert nucleic acid molecule between vectors using site-specific recombination in vivo. In another aspect, the invention provides methods for the functional analysis of a genome using site-specific recombination in vivo. Another aspect of the invention provides methods for deleting a target genomic region by intra-molecular site-specific recombination. Further aspects provide vectors and kits for use in the methods of the invention.
Kahn, Michael L. (Pullman, WA), House, Brent L. (Pullman, WA), Mortimer, Michael W. (Moscow, ID)
Washington State University Research Foundation
10/ 357,268
January 31, 2003
[0002] This invention was made with government support under DE-FG03-99ER20225 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.