Conjugation: F Factor
This activity contains 5 questions.
What characteristics do F+ and F- cells share?
They each have an F plasmid.
They each produce sex pili.
They each contain a chromosome.
all of the above
none of the above
Following conjugation between a donor and a recipient, what cell types are present?
an F+ cell and an F- cell
two F+ cells
two F- cells
The fertility factor is also known as __________.
an F plasmid.
a sex pilus.
What DNA molecule is transferred between cells during conjugation between an F+ and an F- cell?
a single strand of the chromosome
a double-stranded chromosome
a double-stranded F plasmid
a single-stranded F plasmid
Put the following events of conjugation in order: Fusion of the cell membranes Attachment of the sex pilus Transfer of the F factor Pulling of donor and recipient cells together
2, 1, 4, 3
3, 2, 1, 4
2, 4, 1, 3
4, 2, 1, 3
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