Integron-associated gene cassettes in Halifax Harbour: assessment of a mobile gene pool in marine sediments

Blackwell Publishing
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Environmental Microbiology, 2008, 10 (4), pp. 1024 - 1038
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The integron/gene cassette systems identified in bacteria comprise a class of genetic elements that allow adaptation by acquisition of gene cassettes. Integron gene cassettes have been shown to facilitate the spread of drug resistance in human pathogens
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