07_Rizzo_Prokaryote_Reproduction_Outline - Differences Not...

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BIS2C W2011 14 January 2011 Lecture 7 - bacterial and archaeal reproduction • Asexual reproduction o Binary fission o Vertical transmission of traits • Lateral gene transfer (LGT) o Conjugation o Transformation o Transduction o Role of plasmids Metabolic factors Fertility factors Resistance factors • Difference between sexual reproduction and lateral gene transfer Similarities to sexual reproduction Introduces variation Generates recombinants
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Unformatted text preview: Differences Not entire genome Can occur across large phylogenetic distances (species to domains)* Impact of lateral gene transfer on phylogeny Examples of traits introduced by Lateral Gene Transfer Antibiotic resistance Virulence attributes Metabolic properties The Tree of Life vs. the Web of Life Use of core genes Biotechnology uses of lateral gene transfer Agrobacterium...
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