Insight into the mobilome of Aeromonas strains

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Piotrowska, Marta ; Popowska, Magdalena (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 6 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4444841, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00494/full, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00494
  • Subject: transposon | Aeromonas | Review | plasmid | Microbiology | integron | virulence factor | QR1-502 | antibiotic resistance gene | horizontal gene transfer | mobilome

The mobilome is a pool of genes located within mobile genetic elements (MGE), such as plasmids, IS elements, transposons, genomic/pathogenicity islands, and integron-associated gene cassettes. These genes are often referred to as “flexible” and may encode virulence fact... View more
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