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Term:unidirectional conjugation
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Definition:The process of unidirectional (polarized) transfer of genetic information involving direct cellular contact between a donor and recipient cell; the contact is followed by the formation of a cellular bridge that physically connects the cells. Some or all of the chromosome(s) of the donor cell is transferred into the recipient cell.
Comment:Unidirectional conjugation is not a type of not sexual reproduction, since no exchange of gamete occurs and no generation of a new organism: instead an existing organism is transformed.
Synonyms:synonym: Not4Curation
 related_synonym: bacterial conjugation
 xref: Wikipedia:Bacterial_conjugation
 only_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:2 ! Prokaryota;   NCBITaxon:2157 ! Prokaryota

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    cellular process 17586
      horizontal gene transfer 0
        unidirectional conjugation 0
          pheromone-induced unidirectional conjugation + 0
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