A @D01597@ molecule (e.g. @P04689@) that is able to replicate in two different @H02859@ organisms and can therefore be used to 'shuttle' or convey @G02604@ from one to the other.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 165 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'shuttle vector' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05652 RISBibTexEndNote