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


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.


Restriction Endonuclease Restriction Site Inverted Repeat Restriction Endonuclease EcoRI Endonuclease EcoRI 
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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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