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Problem: Transposable elements are important factors in the evolution of bacteria because theyA. cause lethal mutations in all cases.B. can enhance the spread of antibiotic resistance in humans.C. can transfer antibiotic resistance from one bacterial cell to another.D. allow DNA to become resistant to treatment with UV light.

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Transposons: DNA sequences that can move in the genome

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Transposable elements are important factors in the evolution of bacteria because they

A. cause lethal mutations in all cases.

B. can enhance the spread of antibiotic resistance in humans.

C. can transfer antibiotic resistance from one bacterial cell to another.

D. allow DNA to become resistant to treatment with UV light.

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