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Genetic Transformation

  • By: Stephen Chen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Transformation is the consequence of the introduction and incorporation of foreign genetic material, such as DNA or RNA, into a cell that brings about alteration of the genetic makeup. It was first discovered in 1928 by Dr. Frederick Griffith, and subsequently ...

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