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Title

Transport systems encoded by bacterial plasmids

Abstract

A variety of bacterial functions are encoded on plasmids, extrachromosomal elements. Examples of plasmid-borne functions are antibiotic production and resistance, degradation of recalcitrant chemicals, virulence factors, and plant symbiotic properties. Several transport systems with diverse functions have recently been found to be carried on plasmids. These systems serve to either accumulate or extrude a compound from a cell. The focus of this review is to present a survey on several of these novel plasmid-borne transport systems emphasizing functions, components, and molecular genetics.

Publication Date

8-1-1990

Journal Title

Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes

Publisher

Springer

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00762959

Document Type

Article

Rights

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

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