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Latest revision as of 08:40, 24 June 2009

Competition between cells?

Well, not really.

'Competent cells are those cells which have the ability to take up extracellular/naked DNA from their environment.

Cells have to be made competent by various methods such as heat shock etc. (Elaborated under Bacterial Transformation [[1]])