Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 14 - DNA: The Genetic Material - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1b

Answer

Mice would die.

Work Step by Step

The protease would not not affect the DNA of the pathogenic bacteria. That would be taken up and expressed by the non-pathogenic bacteria, making them pathogenic and leading to the death of mice.
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