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Barstar is _________

(a) RNAse

(b) RNAse inhibitor

(c) DNAse

(d) DNAse inhibitor

The question was asked in semester exam.

Question is taken from Organelle Transformation in section Using Other Organisms of Genetic Engineering

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The correct answer is (b) RNAse inhibitor

For explanation: Barstar is RNAse inhibitor. And Barsar is RNAse and inhibitor is used as a selectable marker. Barsar is used for degrading the mitochondrial RNA. Barstar added helps in suppressing the function of Barsar and thus restoration of mitochondrial function takes place.

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