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Isolation of an IS1 flanked kanamycin resistance transposon from R1drd19

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We have isolated and identified an IS1-flanked transposon from the plasmid R1drd19. This transposon specifies resistance to kanamycin and is 10.4 kb long. It exhibits a frequency of transposition two orders of magnitude lower than that of the smaller, IS1-flanked transposon Tn9. We have named it Tn2350.

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Clerget, M., Chandler, M. & Caro, L. Isolation of an IS1 flanked kanamycin resistance transposon from R1drd19. Molec. Gen. Genet. 180, 123–127 (1980). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00267360

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