Introduction to Genetic Analysis 152

Introduction to Genetic Analysis 152 - eukaryote...

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5 THE GENETICS OF BACTERIA AND THEIR VIRUSES Sexual union of bacteria. Cells of Escherichia coli that have become attached by pili prior to DNA transfer between donor and recipient cell types. [Dr. L. Caro/Science Photo Library/Photo Researchers.] KEY QUESTIONS Do bacterial cells ever pair up for any type of sexual cycle? Do bacterial genomes ever show recombination? If so, in what ways do genomes become associated to permit recombination? Does bacterial recombination resemble
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Unformatted text preview: eukaryote recombination? Do the genomes of bacterial viruses ever show recombination? Do bacterial and viral genomes interact physically in any way? Can bacterial and viral chromosomes be mapped using recombination? OUTLINE 5.1 Working with microorganisms 5.2 Bacterial conjugation 5.3 Bacterial transformation 5.4 Bacteriophage genetics 5.5 Transduction 5.6 Physical maps versus linkage maps 151 44200_05_p151-184 3/4/04 10:46 AM Page 151...
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