Integrons

Known as: Integron 
DNA elements that include the component genes and insertion site for a site-specific recombination system that enables them to capture mobile gene… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Gene cassettes are small mobile elements, consisting of little more than a single gene and recombination site, which are captured… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Integrons are found in the genome of hundreds of environmental bacteria but are mainly known for their role in the capture and… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Integrons are genetic elements composed of a gene encoding an integrase, gene cassettes and an integration site for the gene… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Integrons were detected in 59 of 120 (49%) urinary isolates of Enterobacteriaceae by PCR using degenerate primers targeted to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Integrons are genetic elements that acquire and exchange exogenous DNA, known as gene cassettes, by a site-specific recombination… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Horizontal transfer of resistance genes is a successful mechanism for the transmission and dissemination of multiple drug… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Class I integrons are associated with carriage of genes encoding resistance to antibiotics. Expression of inserted resistance… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The integron is a new type of mobile element which has evolved by a site-specific recombinational mechanism. Integrons consist of… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
An integron is a genetic unit that includes the determinants of the components of a site-specific recombination system capable of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A family of novel mobile DNA elements is described, examples of which are found at several independent locations and encode a… (More)
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