Self Quiz for Genetic Recombination: Conjugation
Study the material in this section and then write out the answers to these question.
Do not just click on the answers and write them out. This will not test your understanding of this tutorial.
1. Briefly describe the following mechanisms of horizontal gene transfer in bacteria:
a. Transfer of conjugative plasmids in gram-negative bacteria (ans)
b. F+ conjugation (ans)
2. Describe R-plasmids, R-plasmid conjugation, and the significance of R-plasmids to medical microbiology. (ans)
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