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Preferred Term:

genetic conjugation

Definition:
A biological process whereby two cells come in contact and exchange genetic material. In bacteria, the transfer is one-way from donor to recipient; in protozoa, the exchange is two-way between the conjugants.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • bacterial conjugation
  • cell conjugation
  • plasmid conjugation
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15124
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