Horizontal Gene Transfer

Horizontal gene transfer is a mechanism in which genetic material is transmitted from one organism to another organism. This process is used by bacteria to acquire antibiotic resistance genes and is important for bacterial evolution. Discover the latest research on horizontal gene transfer here.

September 11, 2020

Sediment Plasmidome of the Gulfs of Kathiawar Peninsula and Arabian Sea: Insights Gained from Metagenomics Data

Microbial Ecology
Chandrashekar MootapallyNeelam M Nathani
August 23, 2020
Review
Open Access

Manure as a Potential Hotspot for Antibiotic Resistance Dissemination by Horizontal Gene Transfer Events

Veterinary Sciences
Tiago LimaGabriela Jorge Da Silva
August 15, 2020
Review
Open Access

Exploring the Animal Waste Resistome: The Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes Through the Use of Livestock Manure

Frontiers in Microbiology
Alice CheccucciPaola Mattarelli
September 24, 2020

Coexistence of blaKPC-2 -IncN and mcr-1-IncX4 plasmids in a sequence type 48 Escherichia coli strain in China

Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance
Yanfei WangYan Jiang
August 26, 2020
Open Access

Comprehensive genome data analysis establishes a triple whammy of carbapenemases, ICEs and multiple clinically relevant bacteria

Microbial Genomics
João BotelhoLuísa Peixe
September 3, 2020
Open Access

De novo biosynthesis of simple aromatic compounds by an arthropod (Archegozetes longisetosus )

Proceedings. Biological Sciences
Adrian BrücknerMichael Heethoff
August 11, 2020
Preprint
Open Access

Genetic characterization of AmpC and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) phenotypes in Escherichia coli and Salmonella from Alberta poultry

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
Tam TranK. Liljebjelke
September 10, 2020
Open Access

Prevalence and Distribution Characteristics of blaKPC-2 and blaNDM-1 Genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae

Infection and Drug Resistance
Xiufeng ZhangZhenling Zeng
September 12, 2020
Open Access

Origin and evolution of fusidane-type antibiotics biosynthetic pathway through multiple horizontal gene transfers

Genome Biology and Evolution
Xiangchen LiHuifeng Jiang

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