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Bacterial plasmids readily pick up new genes and spread them to new species

05:50 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | Physorg.COM

New research from the University of Sheffield has found that bacterial plasmids readily pick up new genes and spread them to new species – something which is an increasing concern for transfer of antibiotic resistance between bacterial species.

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