Transposons, also known as "jumping genes" can move from one spot to another in a cell's _______.
UV radiation results in the formation of ________, which can be repaired with visible light.
Which test screens for carcinogens?
The types of horizontal gene transfer include.....
1. Transformation 2. Transduction 3. Conjugation
Transduction is the transfer of DNA by _____.
Conjugation requires what?
Cell-to-cell contact via F-pilus
DNA-mediated transformation transfers what?
Large DNA segments in a cell's genome that originated in other species.
Can cells repair damaged DNA?
This kind of mutant selection can be used to obtain mutants that grow under conditions in which the parent cell cannot. (Ex: A researcher might plate a strain of E. coli that cannot grow on Ampicillin on ampicillin plates).