Difference between revisions of "R plasmids"

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(''noun'') Plural form of [[R plasmid]].
resistance plasmids
Plasmid's carrying [[genes]] responsible for [[antibiotic]] (or [[antibacterial]] [[drug]]) [[resistance]] among [[bacteria]] (notably [[enterobacteriaceae]]); they may be conjugative or nonconjugative plasmid's, the former possessing [[transfer genes]] (resistance [[transfer factor]]) lacking in the latter.
See '''[[R plasmid]]''' for definition and additional information.
Synonym: [[r factors]], [[r plasmids]], [[resistance factors]], [[resistance-transferring episomes]].

Latest revision as of 21:54, 8 December 2010

(noun) Plural form of R plasmid.

See R plasmid for definition and additional information.

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