If a bacterium were to develop resistance to an antibiotic, which of the following methods would most likely result in the development of antibiotic resistance in other species of bacteria that are located in close proximity to the resistant bacteria?

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development of a novel resistance plasmid






lateral gene transfer


asked Dec 27, 2012 in Biology by anonymous

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lateral gene transfer


answered Dec 27, 2012 by anonymous