Tn402: a new transposable element determining trimethoprim resistance that inserts in bacteriophage lambda

J. A. Shapiro, P. Sporn

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Abstract

We have found that the trimethoprim resistance determinant of the IncP plasmid R751 (Jacob et al., 1977; Jobanputra and Datta, 1974) transposes to bacteriophage λ. We call this transposable element Tn402.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1632-1635
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Volume129
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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