"Transformation, Bacterial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Transformation, Bacterial" by people in Profiles.
Loss of RNase R induces competence development in Legionella pneumophila. J Bacteriol. 2008 Dec; 190(24):8126-36.
Modification of the mycobacteriophage Ms6 attP core allows the integration of multiple vectors into different tRNAala T-loops in slow- and fast-growing mycobacteria. BMC Mol Biol. 2006 Dec 15; 7:47.
Plague bacteria target immune cells during infection. Science. 2005 Sep 09; 309(5741):1739-41.
A chromosomal locus encoding a phosphoserine phosphatase- and a truncated MinD-like protein affects differentiation in Streptomyces azureus ATCC14921. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2000 Sep 01; 190(1):133-9.
Confirmation of translocated gastrointestinal bacteria in a neonatal model. J Surg Res. 1999 Nov; 87(1):85-9.
Molecular analysis of the role of streptococcal pyrogenic Exotoxin A (SPEA) in invasive soft-tissue infection resulting from Streptococcus pyogenes. Mol Microbiol. 1999 Aug; 33(4):778-90.
Contribution of topoisomerase IV and DNA gyrase mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae to resistance to novel fluoroquinolones. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1999 Aug; 43(8):2000-4.
Uptake-sequence-independent DNA transformation exists in Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Microbiology (Reading). 1996 Oct; 142 ( Pt 10):2839-45.