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Term:genetic transfer
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Accession:GO:0009292 term browser browse the term
Definition:In the absence of a sexual life cycle, the process involved in the introduction of genetic information to create a genetically different individual.
Comment:GO:0009292 should not be used for annotation of phage lysogeny (integration of the bacteriophage nucleic acid into the host bacterium's genome).
Synonyms:broad_synonym: genetic exchange
 never_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:33208 ! Metazoa

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  biological_process 20028
    multi-organism process 1288
      multi-organism cellular process 15
        genetic transfer 0
          DNA mediated transformation + 0
          transduction 0
          unidirectional conjugation + 0
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