Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 8 - Gene Transfer and Genetic Engineering - Self Quiz - Page 240: 4



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The following are true about conjugation: In conjugation large quantities of DNA are transferred during contact between donor and recipient cells; Upon mixing strains of E. coli with different metabolic deficiencies, Lederberg observed that the cells could overcome their deficiencies, leading to his discovery of conjugation.
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