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A designation for a bacterial strain that has a conjugative plasmid (often the F plasmid) integrated into its genomic DNA. Hfr strains show high frequency recombination and will tend to transfer their entire DNA through the mating bridge at conjugation.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Genetics and Genomics.

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