Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 135, Issue 3, pp 257–268 | Cite as

Genetic studies of erythromycin resistant mutants of Escherichia coli

  • D. Pardo
  • R. Rosset


Several classes of erythromycin resistant mutants were isolated from K12 strains. Most of them were characterized as ribosomal mutants. The corresponding mutations, are co-transducible with the strA marker and have pleiotropic effects. In particular, many of these mutants are temperature sensitive.


Escherichia Coli Genetic Study Erythromycin Pleiotropic Effect Resistant Mutant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Pardo
    • 1
  • R. Rosset
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Biochimie et Biologie Moléculaire C.N.R.S.MarseilleFrance

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