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Which statement is correct for bacterial transduction?

a)

Transfer of some genes from one bacteria to another bacteria through virus

b)

Transfer of genes from one bacteria to another bacteria by conjugation

c)

Bacteria obtain DNA directly

d)

Bacteria obtain DNA from other external source



Question ID - 201 | SaraNextGen Top Answer

Which statement is correct for bacterial transduction?

a)

Transfer of some genes from one bacteria to another bacteria through virus

b)

Transfer of genes from one bacteria to another bacteria by conjugation

c)

Bacteria obtain DNA directly

d)

Bacteria obtain DNA from other external source

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Answer Key / Explanation : (a) -

(a)

Transduction involves the picking up of DNA by bacteriopage from one bacterial cell and carrying in to another where the DNA fragment may get incorporated into the bacterial host’s genome.

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