Problem: What are the three different types of horizontal gene transfer? Name, describe and compare them.

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The different types of horizontal transfer are the following: 

  • Transformation. Prokaryotes are able to take up free DNA in the form of plasmids specially.
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What are the three different types of horizontal gene transfer? Name, describe and compare them.

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