Concept: Binary Fission, Transformation, and Transduction11m
Describe the difference between a Hfr cell and a F+ cell.
What are three processes by which bacteria can increase their genetic diversity? Describe each:
Describe to processes involved in bacterial cell division (binary fission), giving details of the roles of the Fts and Zip proteins in the divisome?
Explain how prokaryotes reproduce.
Explain how prokaryotes exchange genetic information with each other.
Which of the following statements about conjugation is true?
a. One strand of DNA from an F+ cell integrates into the chromosome of an F- cell, and the other strand is degraded.
b. Only competent cells can undergo conjugation.
c. The F factor is an element that is found in the chromosome of an F+ cell.
d. DNA is transferred from an F+ cell to an F- cell.
Which of the following is found in binary fission but not in mitosis?
a. Following the process, a membrane separates the 2 copies.
b. The result produces 2 nuclei.
c. Duplicated chromosomes attach to the plasma membrane.
d. Replication of DNA begins at an origin.
e. Replicated strands of DNA separate.
Prokaryotes reproduce _____.
b. by binary fission
c. by conjugation
d. All of these
The genetic material of which kind of cells is included in a single, circular molecule of DNA devoid of any histone proteins?
d. flowering plants