Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Plasmid and Chromosomal DNA.

Difference between Plasmid and Chromosomal DNA

1. Plasmid DNA is autonomously replicable. Chromosomal DNA replicates under nuclear control.

2. Plasmid DNA are double stranded, circular. Chromosomal DNA are double stranded, circular or linear.

3. Plasmid DNA is not attached with histones. Chromosomal DNA is associated with histone proteins.

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