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Synonyms for conjugative

of, relating to, or tending to produce combination

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It was discovered by Beaber et al (15) that 'SOS response' can enhance the conjugative transfer of SXT by promoting the expression of genes necessary for the transfer of SXT through the inactivation of SetR, an SXT encoded repressor that keeps the transfer genes repressed.
Incidence of antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli associated with frozen chicken carcasses and characterization of conjugative R plasmids derived from such strains.
Possible connection between a widely disseminated conjugative gentamicin resistance (pMG1-like) plasmid and the emergence of vancomycin resistance in Enterococcus faecium.
Caption: Bacteria acquire resistance by exchanging conjugative plasmids (circular units of DNA), by acquiring DNA released from dead cells, and by transferring resistance genes packaged in viruses.
Monoglucuronides showed a consistent excretion kinetic, indicating that all flavonolignans underwent this conjugative step simultaneously.
Carbapenem-resistant isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae in China and detection of a conjugative plasmid (bla KPC-2 plus qnrB4) and a blaIMP-4 gene.
This compendium presents 12 contributed chapters pertaining to genome architecture, conjugative genetic elements, differentiation, protein secretion, central carbon metabolic pathways, regulation of nitrogen assimilation, and mechanisms of phosphate control of primary and secondary metabolism, among other topics.
Because of the conjugative effect of the benzene ring, the terephthalate ester group has stronger electronegativity than the lactic acid (LA) ester group and the ethylene oxide (EO) ether group.
The species difference is very unusual indeed, because the gene responsible for this resistance can be transferred easily in the laboratory between the two species carried on pheromone responsive plasmids or conjugative transposons.
2 MDa conjugative plasmid which contains the TetM determinant.
Second, most antibiotic resistance genes reside on horizontally mobile elements, including viruses, conjugative plasmids, integrons and transposons.
Pheromones are small peptides of seven to eight amino acids in length secreted by enterococci that promote the conjugative transfer between strains.
The whole-genome comparison between 2010EL-1786 (an outbreak isolate from Haiti) (7) and TSY216 revealed that Ch1 and Ch2 shared nearly identical gene content and showed conserved synteny, but integrative and conjugative elements were distinguishable.
Unconstrained bacterial promiscuity: the Tn916-Tn1545 family of conjugative transposons.