MCB2289 Introduction to Microbiology
Module 10 Homework Assignment
•Use the information presented in the module folder along with your readings from the textbook to answer the following questions.
1.Compare the difference between a point mutation and a frameshift mutation:
2.Describe the different between vertical gene transfer and horizontal gene transfer:
3.What is conjugation? How can it contribute to antibiotic resistance in microorganisms?
4.What is a Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) or nosocomial infection? How is this different from an iatrogenic disease? How are these diseases contracted? Give examples of each type: