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Bacterial Conjugation

Edited By: DB Clewell

413 pages, Tabs, figs.


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #33950 | ISBN: 0306443767
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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.


Genetic Organization of TransferRelated Determinants on the Sex Factor F and Related Plamids (K. IppenIhler, R.A. Skurray). Key Regulatory Aspects of Transfer of FRelated Plasmids (W.B. Dempsey). Broad HostRange Conjugative and Mobilizable Plasmids in GramNegative Bacteria (D.G. Guiney). DNA Processing and Replication During Plasmid Transfer Between GramNegative Bacteria (B. Wilkins, E. Lanka). Mobilization of Chromosomes and Nonconjugative Plasmids by Cointegrative Mechanisms (C. Reimmann, D. Haas). Conjugative Pili and PilusSpecific Phages (L. Frost). Plasmid Incompatibility and Replication Control (B.L. Kittell, D.R. Helsinki). Conjugal Transfer in Anaerobic Bacteria (F.L. Macrina). Sex Pheromones and the PlasmidEncoded Mating Response in Enterococcus faecalis (D.B. Clewell). The Conjugative Transposons of GramPositive Bacteria (D.B. Clewell, S.E. Flannagan). 6 additional articles. Index.

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