Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 159, Issue 1, pp 101–106 | Cite as

Characterisation of Tn501, a transposon determining resistance to mercuric ions

  • P. M. Bennett
  • J. Grinsted
  • C. L. Choi
  • M. H. Richmond
Article

Summary

The transposon encoding resistance to mercuric ions, Tn501, is 5.2 (±0.1)×106 daltons and is bounded by small inverted repeats. The restriction sites for the restriction endonucleases EcoRI, HindIII and SalGI have been mapped on the element.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. Bennett
    • 1
  • J. Grinsted
    • 1
  • C. L. Choi
    • 1
  • M. H. Richmond
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BacteriologyUniversity of BristolBristolEngland

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