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What are mutations?
-changes of DNA within genes of single individual
What are genetic recombinants?
-formation of altered DNA sequence resulting from exhanges of DNA from two different sources
What is conjugation?
-involves the transfer of extrachromosomal DNA (F plasmid) through pilus
What is transformation?
-uptake of free soluble DNA by "competant" bacterial cell walls
What is transduction?
-transfer of genes from one bacterial cell to another by a beacterial virus
What genes are asssociate with antibiotic resistance?
-R plasmids
What are transconjugates?
-recipient bacteria that have taken up a plasmid
Are Gr - bacteria more less likely to have conjugation?
-more frequent