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Term:unidirectional conjugation
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Accession:GO:0009291 term browser browse the term
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 one cell ('male') is then transferred into the other cell ('female'); unidirectional conjugation occurs between cells of different mating types. Examples of this process are found in prokaryotes.
Synonyms:only_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:2 ! Bacteria;   NCBITaxon:2157 ! Archaea

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  biological_process 20028
    cellular process 18800
      multi-organism cellular process 15
        conjugation 0
          unidirectional conjugation 0
            pheromone-induced unidirectional conjugation + 0
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