Chapter 2. Genetic Exchange Processes for Prokaryotes

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Bruce W. Holloway

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch2a

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Holloway, B. W. (2001) Genetic Exchange Processes for Prokaryotes, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch2a

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • microorganisms;
  • isolation;
  • recombinants;
  • chromosome;
  • conjugation


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Gene Exchange in Prokaryotes by Conjugation

  • Gene Exchange in Prokaryotes by Transduction

  • Gene Exchange in Prokaryotes by Transformation

  • Genetic Maps

  • Applications of Genetic Exchange in Bacteria to Biotechnology Processes: Production of cis-cis-Muconic Acid by Pseudomonas putida

  • Discussion and Summary