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nonconjugative plasmid

nonconjugative plasmid in Medicine

nonconjugative plasmid non·con·ju·ga·tive plasmid (nŏn-kŏn'jə-gā'tĭv)
n.
A plasmid that cannot move to another bacterium during conjugation but requires mediation by a conjugative plasmid.

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