A new tetracycline resistance determinant cloned from Proteus mirabilis

A new tetracycline resistance determinant cloned from Proteus mirabilis

Author Magalhaes, V. D. Google Scholar
Schuman, W. Google Scholar
Castilho, B. A. Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Bayreuth
Abstract The chromosomal inducible Tc-r determinant from Proteus mirabilis was cloned and the nucleotide sequence of both the structural and repressor genes determined. the deduced amino acid sequence of the structural protein shows the highest similarity to TetA(H) from Pasteurella multocida (78.4%), followed by TetA(B) from Tn10 (50.9%). Based on this analysis, we suggest that this new determinant can be assigned to a new class, TetJ. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Keywords tetracycline resistance protein
nucleotide sequence
(Proteus mirabilis)
Language English
Date 1998-11-26
Published in Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta-gene Structure and Expression. Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., v. 1443, n. 1-2, p. 262-266, 1998.
ISSN 0167-4781 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 262-266
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-4781(98)00210-3
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000077781400029
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25981

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