Control of Plasmid Replication and Its Relationship to Incompatibility

  • Robert H. Pritchard
  • Norman B. Grover


The mechanisms that determine plasmid copy number and the relationship between control of copy number and incompatibility are controversial topics. Since many people attending this conference do not have a day-to-day interest in them, it has been suggested to me that it would be useful to list the points on which there might be general agreement among those working on these related aspects of plasmid biology.


Plasmid Copy Steady State Growth Plasmid Replication Average Copy Number Plasmid Origin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert H. Pritchard
    • 1
  • Norman B. Grover
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeneticsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterEngland

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