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Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 154, Issue 2, pp 203–204 | Cite as

Two modes of loss of the tol function from Pseudomonas putida mt-2

  • Susan A. Bayley
  • Clive J. Duggleby
  • Michael J. Worsey
  • Peter A. Williams
  • Kimber G. Hardy
  • Paul Broda
Article

Summary

Some of a set of independently arising Tol- (non toluate-utilising) derivatives of Pseudomonas putida mt-2 have lost the unique plasmid present in the parent strain. In others this plasmid has suffered a deletion of a specific region of about 27 Md.

Keywords

Pseudomonas Specific Region Parent Strain Pseudomonas Putida Unique Plasmid 
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References

  1. 1.
    Duggleby, C.J., Bayley, S.A., Worsey, M.J., Williams, P.A., Broda, P.: Molecular sizes and relationships of TOL plasmids in Pseudomonas. J. Bact. (in press) (1977)Google Scholar
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    Williams, P.A., Murray, K.: Metabolism of benzoate and the methylbenzoates by Pseudomonas putida (arvilla) mt-2: evidence for the existence of a TOL plasmid. J. Bact. 120, 416–423 (1974)Google Scholar
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    Williams, P.A., Worsey, M.J.: Ubiquity of plasmids coding for toluene and xylene metabolism in soil bacteria: evidence for the existence of new TOL plasmids. J. Bact. 125, 818–828 (1976)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan A. Bayley
    • 1
  • Clive J. Duggleby
    • 1
  • Michael J. Worsey
    • 2
  • Peter A. Williams
    • 2
  • Kimber G. Hardy
    • 3
  • Paul Broda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular BiologyUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghScotland
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Soil ScienceUniversity College of North WalesBangorWales
  3. 3.Biological LaboratoriesUniversity of Kent at CanterburyCanterburyEngland

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