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Genetics of antibiotic resistance 

Genetics of antibiotic resistance
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Genetics of antibiotic resistance
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Sebastian G. B. Amyes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199581368.003.0005
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date: 09 April 2020

Mutations leading to resistance and the concept of the mutant prevention concentration (MPC).

Bacterial plasmids as the transporters of resistance genes.

The role of transposons and integrons in bringing the correct combination of resistance genes to a bacterium undergoing clinical treatment.

The plasmid–bacterium relationship as a marriage of convenience.

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