Gene Transfer, Horizontal
"Gene Transfer, Horizontal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The naturally occurring transmission of genetic information between organisms, related or unrelated, circumventing parent-to-offspring transmission. Horizontal gene transfer may occur via a variety of naturally occurring processes such as GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; and TRANSFECTION. It may result in a change of the recipient organism's genetic composition (TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC).
|Gene Transfer, Horizontal
- Gene Transfer, Horizontal
- Lateral Gene Transfer
- Horizontal Gene Transfer
- Gene Transfer, Lateral
- Gene Transfers, Lateral
- Lateral Gene Transfers
- Recombination, Interspecies
- Interspecies Recombination
- Recombination, Interspecific
- Interspecific Recombination
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