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Plasmids

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Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding plasmids?

A

Plasmids are small, extra-chromosomal DNA molecules commonly found only in bacteria.

B

Plasmids can replicate independently of the cell they reside in.

C

Plasmids are clones of bacterial chromosomes.

D

Plasmids can be passed horizontally through processes called transformation, transduction, and conjugation.