Complete Sequence and Molecular Epidemiology of IncK Epidemic Plasmid Encoding blaCTX-M-14
Jennifer L. Cottell, Mark A. Webber, Nick G. Coldham, Dafydd L. Taylor, Anna M. Cerdeño-Tárraga, Heidi Hauser, Nicholas R. Thomson, Martin J. Woodward, and Laura J.V. Piddock
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (J.L. Cottell, M.A. Webber, D.L. Taylor, L.J.V. Piddock); Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, Surrey, UK (N.G. Coldham, M.J. Woodward); European Nucleotide Archive–European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK (A.M. Cerdeño-Tárraga); The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton (H. Hauser, N.R. Thomson)
Figure 1. Circular map of plasmid pCT. Open reading frames are color coded as follows: brown, pseudogenes; orange, hypothetic proteins; light pink, insertion sequences; light blue, tra locus; green, pil locus; dark pink, antimicrobial drug resistance gene; yellow, putative sigma factor; red, replication-associated genes. Arrows show the direction of transcription. pCT, IncK plasmid.
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