R Plasmid

Carbenicillin-resistance gene

Chloramphenicol-resistance gene

Tetracycline-

resistance gene

Origin of replication

Pilus-

synthesis gene

Origin of transfer

RTF genes

Figure 8.22 Two Regions of an R Plasmid The R (resistance) genes code for resistance to various antimicrobials; the RTF (resistance transfer factor) region codes for plasmid replication and the transfer of the plasmid to other bacteria.

Pilus-

synthesis gene

Origin of transfer

RTF genes

Figure 8.22 Two Regions of an R Plasmid The R (resistance) genes code for resistance to various antimicrobials; the RTF (resistance transfer factor) region codes for plasmid replication and the transfer of the plasmid to other bacteria.

8.10 Plasmids

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