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The process by which genetic material is transferred from one bacterium to another by a sex factor.

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Such a facility was not available at our institution, hence we cannot conclusively comment on the definitive inhibitory role of Acriflavine on bacterial conjugation.
sullae and to determine other properties of the exopolysaccharides produced by this species by the application of a bacterial conjugation with P.
This transfer of genetic coding from one bacterium to another is known as bacterial conjugation.
Genes can migrate from one bacteria to another through several avenues 6 they can be passed along by viruses, absorbed directly through a process called transformation, or exchanged through connections in a copulation-like technique called bacterial conjugation.