Plasmid vs Episome

Molecular natureDNADNABoth of them are made up of deoxyribonucleic acid
Genetic material typeExtrachromosomal DNAExtrachromosomal DNA 
Integration to chromosomal DNAMost plasmids do not integrateCan integrate 
TerminologyThe term “Plasmid” was first used by Joshua Lederberg  in 1952.The term “Plasmid” was first used by Jacob and Wollman in 1958. 

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