pBR332 is a plasmid and for a time was one of the most commonly used E. coli cloning vectors. Created in 1977, it was named eponymously after its Mexican creators., p standing for plasmid, and BR for Bolivar and Rodriguez.
EcoRI (pronounced as “eco R one”) is an endonuclease enzyme isolated from strains of E. coli and is part of the restriction modification system.
Oregon researchers have created the first genetically modified monkey. ANDi, a playful, coffee coloured rhesus monkey born on October2, 2000, has been engineered to carry a gene from another species. The work demonstrates that a foreign gene can be delivered and inserted into a primate chromosome.