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Process in which one strain of bacteria is changed by a gene or genes from anther strain of bacteria.
Monomer of nucleic acids made up of a 5-carbon sugar, a phosphate group, and a nitrogenous base.
Principle that bonds in DNA can form only between adenine and thymine and between guanine and cytosine.
Granular material visible within the nucleus; consists of DNA tightly coiled around proteins.
Enzyme that "proofreads" new DNA strands, helping to ensure that each molecule is a nearly perfect copy of the original DNA.
RNA molecule that carries copies of instructions for the assembly of amino acids into proteins from DNA to the rest of the cell.
Process in which part of the nucleotide sequence of DNA is copied into a complementary sequence of RNA.
Enzyme similar to DNA polymerase that binds to DNA and separates the DNA strands during transcription.
mutation that affects a single nucleotide, usually by substituting one nucleotide for another
mutation that shifts the "reading" frame of the genetic message by inserting or deleting a nucleotide
region of chromosome in an operon to which the repressor binds when the operon is "turned off"
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