Sex and the Single Bacterium

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Students become familiar with microbiology and biotechnology laboratory techniques and observe the results of antibiotic resistance transfer from one bacteria to another via conjugation. They then calculate the "mating efficiency" by comparing the number of donor bacteria to the number of newly resistant bacteria.

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9th - 12th
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