nonconjugative plasmid

[ nŏn-kŏnjə-gā′tĭv ]

n.

A plasmid that cannot move to another bacterium during conjugation but requires mediation by a conjugative plasmid.

Nearby words

  1. nonconductor,
  2. nonconformance,
  3. nonconformist,
  4. nonconformists,
  5. nonconformity,
  6. noncontradiction,
  7. noncontrastive,
  8. noncontributory,
  9. noncontroversial,
  10. nonconventional


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