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HFR strain

 

Definition: a strain, or clone, in which a conjugative plasmid (such as an F'), integrated in the bacterial genome, is instrumental in the transfer (along with plasmid DNA) of integrated bacterial DNA in a sequential manner to a suitable recipient.

[high freguency of recombination]

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