News tagged with plasmid

Triple threat: One bacterium, three plasmids

Researchers from Australia found something completely new while conducting a genetic study of the pathogenesis of an enteric disease in birds. They report what is believed to be the first bacterial strain to carry three closely ...

Nov 14, 2011
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Clearing house for DNA gets a boost

Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute is home to a rich trove of biological material. Known as DNASU, this growing storehouse—a sort of genetic Library of Congress—holds over 147,000 plasmids, (circular ...

Oct 20, 2011
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