Unraveling the regulatory network of IncA/C plasmid mobilization: When genomic islands hijack conjugative elements

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Carraro, Nicolas; Matteau, Dominick; Burrus, Vincent; Rodrigue, Sébastien;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Journal: Mobile Genetic Elements,volume 5,issue 3,pages34-38 (issn: 2159-2543, eissn: 2159-256X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4588540, doi: 10.1080/2159256X.2015.1045116
  • Subject: mobilizable genomic islands | Salmonella | regulation | AcaCD | antibiotic resistance | IncA/C plasmids | Vibrio | SGI1 | pVCR94 | Commentary

Conjugative plasmids of the A/C incompatibility group (IncA/C) have become substantial players in the dissemination of multidrug resistance. These large conjugative plasmids are characterized by their broad host-range, extended spectrum of antimicrobials resistance, and... View more
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