Transposon Tn5090 of plasmid R751, which carries an integron, is related to Tn7, Mu, and the retroelements.

@article{Rdstrm1994TransposonTO,
  title={Transposon Tn5090 of plasmid R751, which carries an integron, is related to Tn7, Mu, and the retroelements.},
  author={Peter R{\aa}dstr{\"o}m and Ola Sk{\"o}ld and G{\"o}te Swedberg and J C Flensburg and Paul H. Roy and Lars Sundstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={1994},
  volume={176 11},
  pages={3257-68}
}
Integrons confer on bacterial plasmids a capability of taking up antibiotic resistance genes by integrase-mediated recombination. We show here that integrons are situated on genetic elements flanked by 25-bp inverted repeats. The element carrying the integron of R751 has three segments conserved with similar elements in Tn21 and Tn5086. Several characteristics suggest that this element is a transposon, which we call Tn5090. Tn5090 was shown to contain an operon with three open reading frames… CONTINUE READING

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