Which of the following statements concerning lateral gene transfer is true?

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It is not currently possible to measure whether lateral gene transfer has taken place in a particular bacterial species.

  

Lateral gene transfer can occur between unrelated species of bacteria.

  

Lateral gene transfer is not an important source of genetic variation in bacterial species.

  

Lateral gene transfer requires the genes involved to be present on a plasmid.

 

asked Dec 27, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Lateral gene transfer can occur between unrelated species of bacteria.

 

answered Dec 27, 2012 by anonymous

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