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5. Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses

Bacterial Conjugation

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Conjugation Overview

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F Factor and Hfr

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R Plasmid

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True or False:For conjugation to occur, bacterial cells must physically contact each other.

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What is the name of the structure through which DNA is transferred? 

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What property does the F factor give bacteria?

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A F+ bacterial cell can donate DNA to which type of bacterium?