"Transformation, Bacterial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The heritable modification of the properties of a competent bacterium by naked DNA from another source. The uptake of naked DNA is a naturally occuring phenomenon in some bacteria. It is often used as a GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUE.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Transformation, Bacterial" by people in Profiles.
Huang X, Gibson LM, Bell BJ, Lovelace LL, Peña MM, Berger FG, Berger SH, Lebioda L. Replacement of Val3 in human thymidylate synthase affects its kinetic properties and intracellular stability . Biochemistry. 2010 Mar 23; 49(11):2475-82.
Gaylo PJ, Turjman N, Bastia D. DnaA protein is required for replication of the minimal replicon of the broad-host-range plasmid RK2 in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1987 Oct; 169(10):4703-9.