Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 8 - Gene Transfer and Genetic Engineering - Self Quiz - Page 240: 10


(a) A protoplast

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A protoplast is a bacterium that has had its cell wall removed. It is used in protoplast fusion wherein the cell walls of organisms of two strains are removed and mixed. This enables the fusion cells and their genetic material.
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