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genetic transduction
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Transfer of bacterial DNA by phages from an infected bacterium to another bacterium. This also refers to the transfer of genes into eukaryotic cells by viruses. This naturally occurring process is routinely employed as a gene transfer technique.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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Broader Term
genetic transformation
microbial genetics
Related Term
gene transfer
Spanish
transducción genética
Term Number
42661