Journal Article

Minocycline resistance in an oral <i>Streptococcus infantis</i> isolate is encoded by <i>tet</i>(S) on a novel small, low copy number plasmid

Lena Ciric, Michael S. M. Brouwer, Peter Mullany and Adam P. Roberts

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

Volume 353, issue 2, pages 106-115
Published in print April 2014 |
Published online April 2014 | e-ISSN: 1574-6968 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6968.12410

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Minocycline resistance in an oral bacteria, Streptococcus infantis, is mediated by a plasmid-encoded tet(S) gene which can excise from the plasmid with an IS element.

Keywords: IS1216; Tn6000; toxin–antitoxin; relBE

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