Bacteriology

Bacterial Transformation: Mechanism

Last updated on May 20th, 2021Bacterial transformation is one of the three horizontal gene transfer mechanisms found in bacterial cells.  The other two horizontal gene transfer mechanisms are conjugation (Transfer of F Plasmid & Transfer […]

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Molecular Biology

Specialized transduction: Mechanism

Last updated on June 14th, 2021In Transduction, DNA is transferred from one cell to another through the agency of viruses. Genetic transfer of host genes by bacteriophage occurs in two ways-generalized transduction and specialized transduction. Specialized […]

Molecular Biology

Generalized transduction: Mechanism

Last updated on June 14th, 2021In Transduction, DNA is transferred from one cell to another through the agency of viruses. Genetic transfer of host genes by bacteriophage occurs in two ways-generalized transduction and specialized transduction. […]

Bacteriology

Colony Morphology of Bacteria

Last updated on May 30th, 2021Bacteria grow on solid media as colonies. A colony is defined as a visible mass of microorganisms originating from a single mother cell. Key features of these bacterial colonies serve […]