Vertical gene transfer and horizontal gene transfer
Use the information presented in the module folder along with your readings from the textbook to answer the following questions.
- Compare the difference between a point mutation and a frameshift mutation:
Describe the different between vertical gene transfer and horizontal gene transfer:
What is conjugation? How can it contribute to antibiotic resistance in microorganisms?
What is a Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) or nosocomial infection? How is this different from an iatrogenic disease? How are these infections? Contracted? Give examples of each type: