A Look into the Melting Pot: The mecC-Harboring Region Is a Recombination Hot Spot in Staphylococcus stepanovicii

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Semmler, Torsten; Harrison, Ewan M.; Lübke-Becker, Antina; Ulrich, Rainer G.; Wieler, Lothar H.; Guenther, Sebastian; Stamm, Ivonne; Hanssen, Anne-Merethe; Holmes, Mark A.; Vincze, Szilvia; Walther, Birgit;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 11,issue 1eissn: 1932-6203
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147150, pmc: PMC4723332
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Microbial Control | Computational Biology | VDP::Medisinske Fag: 700::Basale medisinske, odontologiske og veterinærmedisinske fag: 710::Medisinsk mikrobiologi: 715 | Microbial pathogens | Gene Prediction | Research Article | Bacteria | Pathology and laboratory medicine | Sequence Motif Analysis | Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus | Staphylococcus/genetics | Genetics | Pathogens | Recombination Genetic | Antimicrobial Resistance | Antibiotic Resistance | Molecular Biology Techniques | Genome Analysis | Chromosome Biology | Staphylococcus | Pharmacology | Genomics | Nucleotide Sequencing | Sequence Analysis | Staphylococcus aureus | Sequencing Techniques | Methicillin Resistance | Biology and Life Sciences | Research and Analysis Methods | Chromosomes | Microbiology | Bacterial pathogens | Genes Bacterial | Medical microbiology | Medizin | VDP::Matematikk og Naturvitenskap: 400::Basale biofag: 470::Generell mikrobiologi: 472 | Cell Biology | VDP::Matematikk og Naturvitenskap: 400::Basale biofag: 470::Generell immunologi: 478 | Organisms | Medicine and health sciences
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Publisher's version, source: <a href=http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0147150>http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0147150</a>. INTRODUCTION Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) is an important driver for resistance- and virulence factor accumulation in pathoge... View more
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