Penicillin-resistant viridans streptococci have obtained altered penicillin-binding protein genes from penicillin-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
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Dowson, C G
Johnson, A P
George, R C
Spratt, B G
- Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
Bacterial Proteins | Research Article | Penicillin Resistance | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | Molecular Sequence Data | Nucleic Acid Hybridization | Hexosyltransferases | Oligonucleotide Probes | Amino Acid Sequence | Muramoylpentapeptide Carboxypeptidase | Mosaicism | Science & Technology - Other Topics | Base Sequence | Peptidyl Transferases | Polymerase Chain Reaction | MD Multidisciplinary | Glycogen Debranching Enzyme System | Species Specificity | Genes, Bacterial | Aminoacyltransferases | DNA, Bacterial | Carrier Proteins | Penicillin-Binding Proteins | Streptococcus | Science & Technology | Penicillins | Streptococcus pneumoniae
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Penicillin-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae possess altered forms of penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) with decreased affinity for penicillin. The PBP2B genes of these strains have a mosaic structure, consisting of regions that are very similar to those in...