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Transfer of Genetic Material into a Bacterial Cell Through a Viral Vector is Known as - Search for Genetic Material - Introduction of Search for Genetic Material

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Transfer of genetic material into a bacterial cell through a viral vector is known as

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  • transformation

  • transduction

  • transfection  

  • translation

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Solution

transduction

  • The process of transfer of DNA from one bacterium to another with the help of vector, that is, the virus is called transduction. Transduction does not require physical contact between the cells for donating the DNA.
  •  In the transduction process, bacteriophage DNA gets incorporated into the bacterial genome and replicates with the bacterial genome. 
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