What term refers to an organism that is used to transport plasmids or genes into a host cell?

The term can also refer to insects or rodents that carry disease.



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    In cell biology, “vectors” are plasmids or other organisms that are used to move genetic material from one host to another. This practice is used in the creation in genetic modification. Insects or animals like rats can also be called vectors in reference to their tendency to carry and spread diseases.

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