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Transfer genes

transfer genes

Gene's carried by a conjugative plasmid, essential for fertility and establishment of the bacterial donor state.


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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... instead of simply hijacking its host, the viral genome carried a lot of genes that replaced basic cellular functions, including some involved in ... different genes from its hosts through a process called horizontal gene transfer. The authors favor the former explanation, because most of the genes ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 11266

Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... simple creature has a remarkably complex genome with more individual genes than an average bird, but the most stunning part is that they posses ... solution involves the adjustment of the assumed rate of horizontal gene transfer to the data (another ad hoc adjustment), but though a very frequent ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8027

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... translation equipment may have been obtained through horizontal gene transfer, in which case they are not vestigial structures. Sumanth001: ... ... implications for definition of life, it says: They do however, lack genes for ribosomal proteins, making mimivirus dependent on a host cell for ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 11266

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... in genetics. Contrary to earlier expectations the distribution of genes amongst genomes does not point to a genetically simple universal ancestor, ... solution involves the adjustment of the assumed rate of horizontal gene transfer to the data (another ad hoc adjustment), but though a very frequent ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8027

Re: An interesting question

... they understand that its origin is not hotspings. However, its genes are adaptated for living in extreme ice media . There may be gene transfer ?

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by drfuture
Mon May 20, 2013 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: An interesting question
Replies: 2
Views: 1429
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