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Mechanisms of, and Barriers to, Horizontal Gene Transfer between Bacteria
Bacteria evolve rapidly not only by mutation and rapid multiplication, but also by transfer of DNA, which can result in strains with beneficial mutations from more than one parent. TransformationExpand
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Isolation of the tomato Cf-9 gene for resistance to Cladosporium fulvum by transposon tagging.
The tomato Cf-9 gene confers resistance to infection by races of the fungus Cladosporium fulvum that carry the avirulence gene Avr9. The Cf-9 gene was isolated by transposon tagging with the maizeExpand
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Complete Nucleotide Sequence of Birmingham IncPα Plasmids: Compilation and Comparative Analysis
The IncP alpha promiscuous plasmid (R18, R68, RK2, RP1 and RP4) comprises 60,099 bp of nucleotide sequence, encoding at least 74 genes. About 40 kb of the genome, designated the IncP core andExpand
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Complete sequence of the IncPbeta plasmid R751: implications for evolution and organisation of the IncP backbone.
The broad host range IncP plasmids are of particular interest because of their ability to promote gene spread between diverse bacterial species. To facilitate study of these plasmids we have compiledExpand
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The role of the natural environment in the emergence of antibiotic resistance in gram-negative bacteria.
During the past 10 years, multidrug-resistant Gram-negative Enterobacteriaceae have become a substantial challenge to infection control. It has been suggested by clinicians that the effectiveness ofExpand
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Genomic and genetic analyses of diversity and plant interactions of Pseudomonas fluorescens
BackgroundPseudomonas fluorescens are common soil bacteria that can improve plant health through nutrient cycling, pathogen antagonism and induction of plant defenses. The genome sequences of strainsExpand
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Complete sequence of the IncP-9 TOL plasmid pWW0 from Pseudomonas putida.
The TOL plasmid pWW0 (117 kb) is the best studied catabolic plasmid and the archetype of the IncP-9 plasmid incompatibility group from Pseudomonas. It carries the degradative (xyl) genes for toluenesExpand
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Complete nucleotide sequence of Birmingham IncP alpha plasmids. Compilation and comparative analysis.
The IncP alpha promiscuous plasmid (R18, R68, RK2, RP1 and RP4) comprises 60,099 bp of nucleotide sequence, encoding at least 74 genes. About 40 kb of the genome, designated the IncP core andExpand
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Molecular Microbiology
Bacteriophage A. is both a model for basic biological studies on the molecular level and a commonly used tool in molecular cloning. In this review we summarise the control of bacteriophage A.Expand
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Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster.
A wide variety of enzymatic pathways that produce specialized metabolites in bacteria, fungi and plants are known to be encoded in biosynthetic gene clusters. Information about these clusters,Expand
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