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Unformatted text preview: tals Resistance plasmids = R plasmids - plasmids with lots of resistance genes !"#$%$&'()#*)'(*+,-#*&.",/0.*'*1,1/2'3 ,( !"#$%$&'()#*&,*'(3 4%,3 )*/$/'225*"#$%$&'(&*&,*+'(5 Example: Resistance plasmid R100 !"# $ %"#&'#()#"*+*,-.&" /'0 $ *'012.-%+3")#"*+*,-.&" /,# $ *,#"4,2%(&+.)#"*+*,-.&" 5", $ ,",#-&(0+." #"*+*,-.&" 6-,)$ &702#-%47".+&20 #"*+*,-.&" (2) Virulence genes – contribute to the ability of a bacterium to cause disease (3) Metabolic genes – encode enzymes that degrade substances, such as pollutants, pesticides and sugars (4) Transfer genes – enable plasmid to move from one cell to another; about 21 genes, many of which are involved in forming a sex pilus and other transfer functions !"#$%&''%('&)*+,)%-&./%$0&1)2/0%3/1/) Conjugative plasmid – a plasmid that has the transfer genes and thus can move from one cell to another oriT...
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