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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microbiology
Ch. 2 - Disproving Spontaneous Generation
Ch. 3 - Chemical Principles of Microbiology
Ch. 4 - Water
Ch. 5 - Molecules of Microbiology
Ch. 6 - Cell Membrane & Transport
Ch. 7 - Prokaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 8 - Eukaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 9 - Microscopes
Ch. 10 - Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Ch. 11 - Controlling Microbial Growth
Ch. 12 - Microbial Metabolism
Ch. 13 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 15 - DNA Replication
Ch. 16 - Central Dogma & Gene Regulation
Ch. 17 - Microbial Genetics
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 21 - Viruses, Viroids, & Prions
Ch. 22 - Innate Immunity
Ch. 23 - Adaptive Immunity
Ch. 24 - Principles of Disease
Introduction to Microbial Genetics
Introduction to Mutations
Methods of Inducing Mutations
Prototrophs vs. Auxotrophs
Mutant Detection
The Ames Test
Introduction to DNA Repair
DNA Repair Mechanisms
Horizontal Gene Transfer
Bacterial Transformation
Introduction to Conjugation
Conjugation: F Plasmids
Conjugation: Hfr & F' Cells
Genome Variability

Concept #1: Conjugation: F Plasmids

Practice: During conjugation, the ____ cell transfers its ___________ to the recipient cell.

Practice: What is the purpose of the conjugative plasmid in conjugation?

Concept #2: Conjugation: F Plasmids

Practice: What is the process where DNA is transferred from one bacterial cell to another through a pilus?

Practice: Which of the following statements about conjugation is true?

Practice: Which of the following statements about conjugation is false?

i. Conjugation is a form of horizontal gene transfer.
ii. Conjugation forms a bridge between two bacterial cells called a plasmid.
iii. Conjugation involves the transfer of genetic information via bacteriophages.

Practice: For a bacterium to be able to conjugate it must possess a _____ with genes that encode a _____.