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a member of a mating pair of organisms or gametes undergoing conjugation.

See: exconjugant.

Origin: L. Con-jugo, to join

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Bacteria growth on Simmon Citrate Agar

... I've done the transconjugant transformation of plasmid from E. coli to C. necator on LB plates without antibiotics. To isolate out the transconjugants, I transfer the bacteria colonies from LB plates to Simmon Citrate Agar plates which will select out the C.necator conjugants since E. coli ...

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by Venchea
Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteria growth on Simmon Citrate Agar
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Re: conjugation

... or acceptor than others). Of course you better have a non plasmid dependant way to select strain B from A if you want to be able to select for the conjugants. HTH Patrick

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by canalon
Wed Aug 24, 2005 1:05 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: conjugation
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