DNA UPTAKE BY TRANSFORMABLE BACTERIA

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The various processes of DNA uptake by cells can be categorized as: viral DNA entry, conjugation, or transformation. Within each category, a variety of mechanisms have been found. However, considerable similarities occur among the different mechanisms of conjugation and, especially, transformation. All of these natural mechanisms of DNA transfer are quite elaborate and involve multiple protein components, as the case may be, of the virus, the donor cell, and the recipient cell. The mechanisms of viral infection and conjugation will be discussed mainly with respect to their relevance to transformation.

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LACKS,S.A. September 7, 1999.

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The various processes of DNA uptake by cells can be categorized as: viral DNA entry, conjugation, or transformation. Within each category, a variety of mechanisms have been found. However, considerable similarities occur among the different mechanisms of conjugation and, especially, transformation. All of these natural mechanisms of DNA transfer are quite elaborate and involve multiple protein components, as the case may be, of the virus, the donor cell, and the recipient cell. The mechanisms of viral infection and conjugation will be discussed mainly with respect to their relevance to transformation.

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  • SOCIETY FOR GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY MAIN SYMPOSIUM: HOW DO MOLECULES CROSS MICROBIAL MEMBRANES, LEEDS (GB), 09/07/1999--09/09/1999

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  • Report No.: BNL--66447
  • Report No.: KP110201
  • Grant Number: AC02-98CH10886
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 758990
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc702745

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LACKS,S.A. DNA UPTAKE BY TRANSFORMABLE BACTERIA, article, September 7, 1999; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc702745/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.