Definitaion & Key Points Of Transmission of Genetic Material In Bacteria

TERMS DEFINITIONS
Conjugation The   transfer of genetic  material between bacteria through cell-to-cell contact is called bacterial conjugation.
Episome Episome is a plasmid of about 100 kb length


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that can integrate itself into  the       bacterial
chromosome by genetic recombination.

Hfr A hfr cell is a ha dun) with a conjugative plasmid (often F) int :grated into its genomic DNA.
Transduction Transduction is the process by which bacterial DNA is moved from one bacterium to another by a virus.
Transformation Transformation is the genetic alteration of a cell   resulting from      the   introduction.       uptake and  expression of foreign       genetic     material (DNA or RNA).

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