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The discovery of enzymes that could cut and paste DNA made genetic engineering possible. Restriction enzymes, found naturally in bacteria, can be used to cut DNA fragments at specific sequences, while another enzyme, DNA ligase, can attach or rejoin DNA fragments with complementary ends.

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    dna fragments,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,genetic engineering,Engineering,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106034453577T,dna ligase,animation,restriction enzymes,sequences,Life Science,Mathematics,History/Policy/Law,bacteria,discovery

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