What is the similarity between conjugation and transformation?

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Both are the modes gene transfer in Bacteria.


Both are the modes of sexual reproduction in bacteria.
Conjugation:-In the conjugation, a conjugation tube is formed between two opposite strains i.e., + and - strain. From the conjugation tube, the fragments of DNA is transferred from one bacterium to other.
Transformatio:-In the transformation the segments of DNA are transferred with the help of baceriun. First of all, it was discovered from the Pnemonia bacterium.