Multi-host environments select for host-generalist conjugative plasmids

Kottara, A., Hall, J.P., Harrison, E. et al. (1 more author) (2016) Multi-host environments select for host-generalist conjugative plasmids. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16. 70. ISSN 1471-2148



  • Kottara, A.
  • Hall, J.P.
  • Harrison, E.
  • Brockhurst, M.A.
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Keywords: Biological Evolution; Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Gene Transfer, Horizontal; Genetic Fitness; Mercury; Plasmids; Pseudomonas fluorescens; Pseudomonas putida
  • Published: 2 April 2016
  • Accepted: 22 March 2016
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biological Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 14:31
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2017 12:00
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Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
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