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Transduction

Definition(s)

The transfer of genetic information to a bacterium from a bacteriophage or between bacterial or yeast cells mediated by a phage vector. [ISBN:0198506732]

Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

1: The action or process of converting something and especially energy or a message into another form. 2: The transfer of genetic material from one organism (as a bacterium) to another by a genetic vector and especially a bacteriophage.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 9, 2014