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Unformatted text preview: ° Slide: Tryptophan ° Slide: Transformation o Griffith’s experiment in 1928: the rough morphotype can kill the mice in the presence of the dead smooth mophotype o Slide: experiment by Avery, MacLeod, and McCarthy (1944) ° They repeated Griffith’s experiment in fractions. They found that the DNA from the smooth morphotype was the essential part – not the protein o Some species undergo transformation more easily than others. o Slide: the binding mechanisms involved in transformation ° Conjugation o Specialized pili involved, allowing the transfer of the DNA – the “pilus”...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09