Subject: Why are bacterial genes and plasmids in a closed loop?
Date: Wed Mar 7 15:30:15 2001
Posted by Angie
Grade level: undergrad
City: Malone State/Province: NY
Area of science: Microbiology
In a class discussion, we discussed the fact that bacteria seem to be the only
organisms that have a single stranded, closed loop of DNA. I wondered if there
were evolutionary or other factors that caused this.
Re: Why are bacterial genes and plasmids in a closed loop?
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