Organization of the bacterial chromosome.

  title={Organization of the bacterial chromosome.},
  author={Steven Krawiec and Monica Riley},
  journal={Microbiological reviews},
  volume={54 4},
Recent progress in studies on the bacterial chromosome is summarized. Although the greatest amount of information comes from studies on Escherichia coli, reports on studies of many other bacteria are also included. A compilation of the sizes of chromosomal DNAs as determined by pulsed-field electrophoresis is given, as well as a discussion of factors that affect gene dosage, including redundancy of chromosomes on the one hand and inactivation of chromosomes on the other hand. The distinction… CONTINUE READING

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