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The following concepts will be discussed in this module:

* phages and how they helped scientists discover mutations in bacteria
* serial dilutions and counting populations of bacteria
* isolating bacterial mutants
* "F" factors
* transfer of "male" characteristics from one bacteria to another
* sexduction
* DNA recombination in phage
* lysogenic vs. lytic life cycles in phage
* transduction
* episomes and plasmids
* transposons

The 7.01 Hypertextbook Searchable Index

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Chris Onufryk