Chapter 6 Problems - Name: Hellums, Jessica Problems and...

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Name: Hellums, Jessica UTEID: JSH575 Problems and Questions for Chapter 6 Material C2: In order for conjugation to be considered sexual reproduction a new individual would have to be created, genetically different from the parents. In conjugation, though, there is only a transfer of part of the genetic material to another cell and there is no joining of gametes and therefore no sexual reproduction C9: The lytic cycle involves a bacteriophage that takes over the machinery within a host cell in order to assemble more and more bacteriophages ultimately causing the cell to lyse and releasing a lot of new bacteriophages. The lysogenic cycle is different because the cycle doesn’t make bacteriophages instead a piece of a chromosome inserts itself into the chromosomal DNA making a prophage. A prophage is therefore a combination of bacteriophage DNA and chromosomal DNA. Prophages are capable of entering the lytic cycle later. C13: Bacterial transformation takes up a fragment of free floating DNA from its surrounding environment, but in order to be capable of transformation the cell must be deemed competent. A
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