1.To know the three major types of genetic transfer found in bacteria.
2. To understand the nature and difference of generalised vs. specialised transducing phages.
3. To know the two stages of a bacteriophage
life cycle, and how a phage can "choose" between the two.
4. To be able to explain the two results that came from the fine-structure deletion mapping experiments of the rII gene in bacteriophage T4. (see pages 336-340)
Last modified on: 2 February, 2000 by Dave Ussery