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Briefly describe the purpose of the following features found in all or many plasmid cloning vectors.

a) origin of replication (ori)
b) multiple cloning site (polylinker)
c) antibiotic resistane gene

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There are lots of good sites describing plasmid cloning vectors (which I used to get this information):

A cloning vector is used as a carrier for the insertion and expression of a gene of interest, and as ...