Transposition in vitro

In vitro transposition systems have been developed for several transposons. These systems allow delivery of a transposon to DNA from any organism at high efficiency (of course, for genetic studies you ultimately need to move it back into a cell to study the effect of the transposon insertion in vivo). Presently the most widely used in vitro transposition systems are based upon the following transposons:

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