Conjugation AKA reverse infection

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Wilcz
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Conjugation AKA reverse infection

Post by Wilcz » Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:00 pm

AKA gene snatchers.

Bacteria (IIRC archea too) can swap snippets of DNA, so why not introduce a cell type that does exactly that? Upon touching other cells it would randomly pick up some of their genome.
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