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If a plasmid can’t be transferred from one cell to another, then it is called as ___________

(a) non-transmissible

(b) non-mobilizable

(c) untransferrable

(d) immobilized

This question was posed to me in a national level competition.

This question is from Bacteria in chapter Using Other Organisms of Genetic Engineering

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Correct choice is (b) non-mobilizable

To elaborate: Some plasmids can’t be transferred from one cell to another even with the help of other plasmids. Such plasmids are said to be non-mobilizable.

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