R Factors

Known as: factor r, Plasmids, R, R Plasmids 
A class of plasmids that transfer antibiotic resistance from one bacterium to another by conjugation.
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2008
Review
2008
Bacterial biofilms are highly recalcitrant to antibiotic treatment, which holds serious consequences for therapy of infections… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper improves upon best-known guarantees for exact reconstruction of a sparse signal f from a small universal sample of… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
What makes a heavy metal resistant bacterium heavy metal resistant? The mechanisms of action, physiological functions, and… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a major health problem, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND CC chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) is a cell entry cofactor for macrophage-tropic isolates of human immunodeficiency virus… (More)
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1983
Review
1983
Organisms causing nosocomial infection are frequently resistant to antimicrobial agents. Studies of the reasons for this have… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Duffy-blood-group-negative human erythrocytes, FyFy, are resistant to invasion in vitro by Plasmodium knowlesi. The FyFy genotype… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Ascorbic acid metabolism is associated with a number of mechanisms known to be involved in host resistance to malignant disease… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
We described previously a simple test on petri plates for detecting chemical carcinogens as mutagens, using an especially… (More)
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1972
Highly Cited
1972
Transformation of E. coli cells treated with CaCl(2) to multiple antibiotic resistance by purified R-factor DNA is reported. Drug… (More)
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