Learning Objectives for "Genetic Recombination: Conjugation" Section
After completing this section you should be able to perform the following objectives.
1. Briefly describe the following mechanisms of horizontal gene transfer in bacteria:
a. Transfer of conjugative plasmids in gram-negative bacteria
b. F+ conjugation
c. Hfr conjugation
2. Describe R-plasmids and the significance of R-plasmids to medical microbiology.
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