Describe and assess the role of transformation as a genetic recombination mechanism.
Plasmids are circular, double-stranded DNA molecules that are separate from a cell's chromosomal DNA. They replicate independently and can be found in bacteria and other single-celled organisms.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The Role of Transformation as a Genetic Recombination Mechanism:
- Transformation is a genetic recombination mechanism in which the genetic material...
See full answer below.
Learn more about this topic:
fromChapter 19 / Lesson 6
Learn about genetic recombination in bacteria. Discover what genetic recombination is, when genetic recombination occurs in bacteria, and the three types of genetic recombination that can occur.