plasmid

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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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Detection of R plasmid encoded with resistance to florfenicol in Pasteurella piscicida.
In addition to antimicrobial drug resistance genes, PASPPFLO and pJA8122 contain cloned DNA segments of indigenous R plasmids found in V.
The resistant R plasmids were isolated from these clinical isolates (strains) as well as from reference plasmid RP4.
Incidence of antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli associated with frozen chicken carcasses and characterization of conjugative R plasmids derived from such strains.