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Bacterial Conjugation : Defense Research Series; 4 - D.B. Clewell

Bacterial Conjugation

Defense Research Series; 4

By: D.B. Clewell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st May 1993
ISBN: 9780306443763
Number Of Pages: 413

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This timely volume reviews the molecular mechanisms and regulation aspects of conjugation in a variety of bacterial systems. An international group of contributors examine the movement of plasmids and conjugative transposons across species and kingdom barriers, and discuss the significance of the transfer phenomenon from clinical, environmental, and industrial perspectives.

Bacterial Conjugation: A Historical Perspectivep. 1
Genetic Organization of Transfer-Related Determinants on the Sex Factor F and Related Plasmidsp. 23
Key Regulatory Aspects of Transfer of F-Related Plasmidsp. 53
Broad Host Range Conjugative and Mobilizable Plasmids in Grain-Negative Bacteriap. 75
DNA Processing and Replication during Plasmid Transfer between Gram-Negative Bacteriap. 105
Mobilization of Chromosomes and Nonconjugative Plasmids by Cointegrative Mechanismsp. 137
Conjugative Pili and Pilus-Specific Phagesp. 189
Plasmid Incompatibility and Replication Controlp. 223
Agrobacterium-Mediated Transfer and Stable Incorporation of Foreign Genes in Plantsp. 243
Conjugal Transfer of Agrobacterium Plasmidsp. 255
Conjugative Plasmids of Streptomycesp. 293
Conjugation and Broad Host Range Plasmids in Streptococci and Staphylococcip. 313
Conjugal Transfer in Anaerobic Bacteriap. 331
Sex Pheromones and the Plasmid-Encoded Mating Response in Enterococcus faecalisp. 349
The Conjugative Transposons of Gram-Positive Bacteriap. 369
Indexp. 395
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ISBN: 9780306443763
ISBN-10: 0306443767
Series: Defense Research Series; 4
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 413
Published: 31st May 1993
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.74

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