A. Describe the manner in which the DNA can be transferred from one cell to another by explaining and describing the following mechanisms in prokaryotes: transformation, conjugation, and transduction.
B. Identify the gene(s) that confer resistance in MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and also identify the method of DNA transfer thought to contribute to its spread.
C. Discuss the danger that antibiotic resistance poses in today’s society and how man has contributed to this? What strategies do you think may be able to halt it or prevent its expansion?