sexduction


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sexduction

/sex·duc·tion/ (-duk´shun) the process whereby part of the bacterial chromosome is attached to the autonomous F (sex) factor and thus is transferred from donor (male) bacterium to recipient (female).

sexduction

(sĕks-dŭk′shən)
n.
The process by which genetic material is transferred from one bacterium to another by a sex factor.

sexduction

(sĕks-dŭk′shŭn)
In bacteriology, the transfer of DNA, in combination with a fertility plasmid, from a donor bacterium to a recipient bacterium.