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- Taviani, Elisa, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- mBio 2014 v.5 no.4 pp. e01356-14
- DNA; Vibrio cholerae; antibiotic resistance; cholera; databases; genomics; homologous recombination; horizontal gene transfer; hosts; interspersed repetitive sequences; morbidity; mortality; multiple drug resistance; pandemic; phenotype; phylogeny; single nucleotide polymorphism
- ... SXT-R391 Integrative conjugative elements (ICEs) are self-transmissible mobile genetic elements able to confer multidrug resistance and other adaptive features to bacterial hosts, including Vibrio cholerae , the causative agent of cholera. ICEs are arranged in a mosaic genetic structure composed of a conserved backbone interspersed with variable DNA clusters located in conserved hot spots. In this ...
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