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They are called "sticky ends".

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Q: What are unpaired ends of DNA called?
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Single stranded pieces of DNA left on both margins of a ristriction fragment of DNA that has been cut with a restriction enzyemare called?

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How are the cleaved DNA fragments from two sources able to recombine?

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