Liza asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 10 months ago

is plasmid an episome?

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  • 10 months ago
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    The main difference between plasmid and episome is that plasmid does not integrate into the genome, whereas episome can integrate into the genome. Also, plasmids mainly occur in prokaryotes while in eukaryotes, episomes behave as plasmids in prokaryotes.

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