F-plasmid - definition of F-plasmid by The Free Dictionary
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However, conjugation (physical mating) strategies do not allow the pushable plasmids which need the sex pili provided by an independent F-plasmid
Conjugation occurs by F-plasmids
that can transfer genes encoded for multiple resistance and mobilize other non-conjugative plasmids to host cells (Saxena et al., 1984).