© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

CHECK OUT SHMOOP'S FREE STUDY TOOLS:

Essay Lab | Math Shack | Videos

Prokaryotes

Prokaryotes

CHECK OUT SHMOOP'S FREE STUDY TOOLS:

Essay Lab | Math Shack | Videos

Prokaryotes Terms

Get down with the lingo

Vector

A vector is something that carries something. A vector can refer to a plasmid that carries DNA or to an organism that carries a microbe (often a pathogen or parasite) from one host to another.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement