Types of Genetic Recombination in Bacteria


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In genetic recombination, the process of a donor plasmid being taken up by a recipient bacterium is called _______.

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1. In conjugation, the donor cell has to have ______ while the recipient must lack it.

2. During transduction, DNA is exchanged through _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of genetic recombination in bacteria by completing this quiz and worksheet. You must be familiar with the processes involved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Transduction
  • Conjugation
  • Transformation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on genetic recombination
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify why a virus infects a baterium during transduction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name for the process of a donor plasmid being taken up by a recipient bacterium

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Types of Genetic Recombination in Bacteria is a lesson that will teach you more about genetic recombination. The objectives covered include:

  • Define genetic recombination
  • Know the purpose of different related processes
  • Review a related analogy