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Ti plasmid

Ti plasmid (Science: molecular biology) plasmid of agrobacterium tumefaciens, transferred to higher plant cells in crown... Read More

Conjugative plasmid

Definition noun A plasmid that can be mobilized or transferred from one bacterial cell to another through... Read More

Transmissible plasmid

Definition noun A plasmid that is transmissible or mobilizable from one cell to another, especially by means of... Read More

Plasmid

Definition noun, plural: plasmids A linear or circular double-stranded DNA that is capable of replicating independently of... Read More

Expression vector

Definition noun, plural: expression vectors A plasmid containing the required regulatory sequences specifically used for the... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Stringent plasmid

stringent plasmid (Science: molecular biology) A plasmid that only replicates along with the main bacterial chromosome and... Read More

F-prime bacterium

Definition noun, plural: F' bacteria The bacterium possessing a plasmid containing the F factor and a part of the bacterial... Read More

Resistance factor

Definition noun, plural: resistance factors The earlier term used to refer to the plasmid that confers certain bacteria the... Read More

F-factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

Relaxed plasmid

relaxed plasmid A plasmid that replicatesindependently of the main bacterial chromosome and is present in 10-500 copies per... Read More

F-positive bacterium

Definition noun, plural: F+ bacteria A bacterium with F factor existing as a plasmid and not integrated in the bacterial... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Nicked circle

nicked circle (Science: molecular biology) During extraction of plasmid dNA from the bacterial cell, onestrand of the DNA... Read More

Vector

Definition noun, plural: vectors (1) (epidemiology) An organism or vehicle that transmits the causative agent or... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

R plasmid

Definition noun, plural: R plasmids Shortened term for resistance plasmid that confers certain bacterial strain the acquired... Read More

Sex factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

Fertility factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

F plasmid

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

Conjugation tube

Definition noun The appendage that connects two bacterial cells together during conjugation. Supplement The conjugation... Read More

Hfr bacterium

Definition noun, plural: Hfr bacteria A bacterium that possesses the F factor integrated into the bacterial genome, hence,... Read More

Hfr cell

Definition noun A bacterial cell that possesses the F factor integrated into the bacterial genome, hence, when it conjugates... Read More

Plasmid vector,

• Vector - any vehicle used to get recombinant DNA into a host cell o Plasmids - easy to use, work well with... Read More

Hfr strain

Definition noun A strain of bacterial that possesses the F factor integrated into the bacterial genome, hence, when it... Read More

R factor

Definition noun, plural: R factors Abbreviated term for resistance factor that confers certain bacterial strain resistant to... Read More

Bacillus megaterium

Definition noun An endospore forming rod-shaped bacterium recognized as an endophytes involved in the production of various... Read More

Clostridium tetani

Definition noun An obligate anaerobic rod shaped and gram-positive bacterium which appears to looks like a drumstick that is... Read More

Acinetobacter lwoffii

Definition Noun A gram-negative aerobic and non-fermentative bacterium involved as a normal flora of the skin, perineum and... Read More

Expression construct

Definition noun Synonym for expression vector, which is a plasmid that carries and transmits specific genes expressed within... Read More

Short Protocols in Molecular Biology (2 volume set)

Short Protocols in Molecular Biology (2 volume set)     ... Read More

Genome mapping

Definition noun (1) The process of locating and identifying genes to create a genetic map. (2) Determination of the relative... Read More

RNA-dependent DNA polymerase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement This enzyme... Read More

Bacterial conjugation

Definition noun The process in bacterial cells in which two bacterial cells come together in a temporary fusion to transfer... Read More

Sex pili

sex pili (Science: cell biology) fine filamentous projections (pili) on the surface of a bacterium that are important in... Read More

Nick

Definition noun, plural: nicks (molecular biology) A cut or a notch in a DNA molecule due to a break in one phosphodiester... Read More

Reverse transcriptase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement Reverse... Read More

Curing

Curing 1.Removing all traces of a disease from the body so that the body is perfectly healthy again. 2. A process of... Read More

Nif gene

Definition noun, plural: nif genes The complex of genes encoding enzymes involved in the fixation of atmospheric... Read More

Biogenesis

Definition noun plural: biogeneses (1) The process in which life forms arise from similar life forms (2) A theory that... Read More