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Transformation, Bacterial

"Transformation, Bacterial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transformation, Bacterial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transformation, Bacterial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 45 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2001
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.