Tn6060, a transposon from a genomic island in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolate that includes two class 1 integrons

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Journal Article
Citation:
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2009, 53 (12), pp. 5294 - 5296
Issue Date:
2009-12-01
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A 25,441-bp transposon was recovered from a Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolate. While the transposition module was >99% identical to sequence of Tn1403, the element had been subject to rearrangements, with two In70.2-like class 1 integrons inserted into it in an unusual "tail-to-tail" configuration. One cassette array was the same as that in In70.2; however, the second was different, generating a transposon that collectively includes six resistance cassettes. Copyright © 2009, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
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