Q plasmid incompatibility some plasmids cannot

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Unformatted text preview: Plasmid incompatibility: some plasmids cannot coexist in the same cell due to incompatibility groups (Inc) q Plasmids from the same Inc group exclude each other, but tolerate plasmids from a different Inc group q Plasmids can be cured if replication is blocked without parallel inhibition of chromosome replication. q Transformation, Conjugation and Transduction Transformation Avery, MacLeod and McCarty's Experiments Report advancing that DNA, rather than protein as widely believed at the time, may be the hereditary material of bacteria and could be analogous to genes in higher organisms "Studies on the Chemical Nature of the Substance Inducing Transformation of Pneumococcal Types: Induction of Transformation by a Desoxyribonucleic Acid Fraction Isolated from Pneumococcus Type III“ Journal of Experimental Medicine (Feb 1944) Phenomenon of transformation was actually observed previously in 1928 Griffith's experiment, reported in 1928 by Frederick Griffin was one of the first experiments suggesting that bacteria are capable of transferring genetic information through a process known as tansformation Transformation http://highered.m...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2013 for the course MCB 3020 taught by Professor Mydao during the Spring '11 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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