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1. Transformation
A process by which the genetic material carried by an individual cell is altered by incorporation of exogenous DNA into its genome .

2. Transformation efficiency
The number of bacterial cells that uptake and express plasmid DNA divided by the mass of plasmid used (in transformants/microgram).

3. Transformation
In Griffith's experiments with strains of pneumonia bacterium, the process by which hereditary information passed from dead cells of one strain into cells of another strain, causing them to take on the characteristic virulence of the first strain.