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Can a mutant strain that is induced by a mutagenetic agent produced an improved strain of micro-organism?

yes

What is mutagenesis?

Creation of mutations

Can mutant strains of micro-organisms be genetically unstable?

yes

Do bacteria reproduce sexually?

no

Can fungi only reproduce asexually?

no

What is the type of transfer when bacteria transfer plasmids to each other?

horizontal

Can bacteria incorporate DNA fragments from their environment?

yes

What technique enables scientists to transfer gene sequences from one organism to another?

Recombinant DNA technology

Recombinant ... ....nology

Which enzyme seals the sticky ends together?

Ligase

li...e

Which enzyme is used to cut up the DNA into fragments?

Restriction endonuclease