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Spontaneous transformation

spontaneous transformation

transformation of a cultured cell that occurs without the deliberate addition of a transforming agent. Cells from some species, especially rodents, are particularly prone to such spontaneous transformation.


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... totally confused. My reading tells me that the action of antibiotics is transformation - passing on damaged genes to other cells which all eventually ... bacterial strains often found in hospitals and elderly houses etc. Spontaneous mutations can also create resistant strains, especially under ...

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by biohazard
Tue May 18, 2010 6:52 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dispersal of death (bacterial)
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The law of confrontation the levels energy

... weakened condition of an organism, has been accepted a cancer, spontaneous, that is, having hereditary predisposition, but also induced ... irreconcilable idealists and materialists. It is well known the energy transformation from one kind into another, but she has gradually decaying ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The law of confrontation the levels energy
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Evidence of Hereditary material

... mouse dies This experience is famous because it was the first to prove spontaneous transformation in bacteria. The explanation is S-bacteria have in their genome something (chromosomal ...

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by canalon
Thu Apr 21, 2005 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Evidence of Hereditary material
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