contransformation

contransformation

[‚kän·tranz·fər‚mā·shən]
(genetics)
The incorporation of two or more linked genes on the same fragment of foreign deoxyribonucleic acid into a bacterial genome.
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The revenue from the contransformation patent is especially important because it will be used as research seed money, allowing world-class researchers to pursue research that may ultimately lead to new developments that would benefit the public.