What is the process in which bacteria take up pieces of DNA from their environment?

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Eugene B. Jones 1 year 1 Answer 258 views New Member 0

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  1. Transformation is the process in which some bacteria take up pieces of the DNA from their environment through horizontal gene transfer. Griffith was the 1st one whose firstly reported this bacterial transformation by performing an experiment in streptococcus pneumonia.

    horizontal gene transfer is the process in which the genetic material transfer from 1 organism to the another without reproduction/

    hope you got the point

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