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Bacterial integrative mobile genetic elements.


Bacterial integrative mobile genetic elements.

Ed. by Adam P. Roberts and Peter Mullany.

Landes Bioscience


311 pages



Molecular biology intelligence unit


The authors provide a state-of-the-art update on the field of bacterial integrative mobile genetic elements. The text is technical but detailed and supported by numerous quality illustrations, and chapters include extensive listings of references. Topics include: transposon Tn7, mercury resistant transposons, integrons, inteins and introns, restriction-modification systems as mobile epigenetic elements, Tn1549 and closely related elements, integrative and conjugative elements encoding DDE transposases, and the staphylococcal cassette chromosome. Editors Roberts and Mullany (molecular microbiology, U. College of London) 59 contributors provided material for the book.

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Date:Apr 1, 2013
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