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- Díez-Villaseñor, César, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- mBio 2014 v.5 no.1 pp. e00767-13
- Archaea; Escherichia coli; bacteria; bacteriophages; genes; genetic recombination; humans; intestinal microorganisms; loci; phylogeny; plasmids; prediction; transposons
- ... Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) and CRISPR-associated (cas) genes constitute the CRISPR-Cas systems found in the Bacteria and Archaea domains. At least in some strains they provide an efficient barrier against transmissible genetic elements such as plasmids and viruses. Two CRISPR-Cas systems have been identified in Escherichia coli , pertaining to subtypes I-E ( ...
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