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Nature. 1989 Jul 20;340(6230):205-9.

Bacterial conjugative plasmids mobilize DNA transfer between bacteria and yeast.

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  • 1Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403.

Abstract

Conjugative plasmids of Escherichia coli can mobilize DNA transmission from this bacterium to the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The process shares some of the features of conjugation between bacteria and could be evolutionarily significant in promoting trans-kingdom genetic exchange.

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