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Partition-mediated plasmid pairing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15737399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Plasmid partition systems are essential for the stability and thus the survival of low-copy-number plasmids in growing bacterial populations. The partition reaction is responsible for proper intracellular distribution of plasmids in the bacterial cell cycle. One common step in most partition models is the pairing of plasmids to each other by partition components. Here, evidence that supports the pairing of plasmids via their partition complexes is reviewed, and discussed in light of recent observations that many plasmids, including those without active partition systems are clustered in limited groups inside bacterial cells.
Authors:
Barbara E Funnell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plasmid     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0147-619X     ISO Abbreviation:  Plasmid     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-01     Completed Date:  2005-07-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802221     Medline TA:  Plasmid     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., Canada M5S 1A8. b.funnell@utoronto.ca
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bacterial Proteins / physiology*
DNA Replication / genetics
Plasmids / genetics,  physiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bacterial Proteins; 0/chromosome partition proteins, bacterial

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