ORT® Features & Benefits

ORT offers numerous advantages when compared with the use of antibiotics and selectable marker genes.

  • ORT® provides antibiotic-free maintenance of high copy number plasmids
  • ORT® plasmids are highly stable
  • No potential for residual antibiotic contamination of plasmid DNA
  • Minimise the size of the backbone plasmid DNA to allow more therapeutic gene per milligram of DNA
  • No metabolic burden associated with selectable marker gene expression

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