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Vibrio cholerae hybrid sex factor that contains ampicillin transposon Tn1.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  253004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The ampicillin resistance transposon Tn1 was translocated from the R plasmid RP4 to the Vibrio cholerae conjugative plasmid, P. The hybrid sex factor P::Tn1 was highly transmissible and expressed the biological activities of the P factor. In addition, P::Tn1 facilitated transfer of RP4 to V. cholerae recipients. Physical studies of P::Tn1 indicated that the Tn1 transposon was added to the otherwise unaltered P plasmid.
Authors:
S R Johnson; W R Romig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  137     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1979 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-04-25     Completed Date:  1979-04-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  531-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ampicillin / pharmacology*
Centrifugation, Density Gradient
Conjugation, Genetic
DNA, Bacterial / genetics*
F Factor*
Genes*
Microscopy, Electron
Penicillin Resistance
Plasmids*
Vibrio cholerae / genetics*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Bacterial; 69-53-4/Ampicillin
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