plasmid

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  • noun

Synonyms for plasmid

a small cellular inclusion consisting of a ring of DNA that is not in a chromosome but is capable of autonomous replication

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5 MDa conjugative plasmid Absent Plasmid name 'Asian' Epidemiological link The Phillipines Phenotype (auxotype) Proline-requiring or wild type Plasmid size 4.
These data show the ability of a large conjugative plasmid to transfer between bacteria isolated from humans and animals, facilitating the movement of [bla.
We concluded the tetracycline resistance gene(s) is encoded on the conjugative plasmid.
Three virulence factors (aer, iss, and a second copy of iroN) were mediated by a tetracycline-resistant, large ([approximately equal to] 180 kb), conjugative plasmid (pOrl-1-Te).
The evolution of a conjugative plasmid and its ability to increase bacterial fitness.
Emergence in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Enterobacter cloacae clinical isolates of the VIM-4 metallo-[beta]-lactamase encoded by a conjugative plasmid.
Approximately half of the sequence had a high degree of identity (80%-100%) with genes of conjugative plasmid R46, which belongs to the IncN incompatibility group (12).
The polymerase chain reaction analysis of the plasmid DNA confirmed the transfer of the two integrons, which suggested that the integrons were borne by a conjugative plasmid.