Chapter 11. Pseudomonas Plasmids

  1. Prof. Dr. Bernd H. A. Rehm
  1. Christopher M. Thomas1,
  2. Anthony S. Haines1,
  3. Irina A. Kosheleva2 and
  4. Alexander Boronin2

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622009.ch11

Pseudomonas: Model Organism, Pathogen, Cell Factory

Pseudomonas: Model Organism, Pathogen, Cell Factory

How to Cite

Thomas, C. M., Haines, A. S., Kosheleva, I. A. and Boronin, A. (2008) Pseudomonas Plasmids, in Pseudomonas: Model Organism, Pathogen, Cell Factory (ed B. H. A. Rehm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622009.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Molecular BioSciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Birmingham, School of Biosciences, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

  2. 2

    Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, 142290 Pushchino, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319145

Online ISBN: 9783527622009

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Keywords:

  • Pseudomonas plasmids;
  • defining characteristics;
  • plasmid isolation;
  • PCR primers;
  • associated probes;
  • plasmid replication;
  • plasmid maintenance;
  • incompatibility;
  • host range;
  • plasmid transfer;
  • phenotypic cargo of Pseudomonas plasmids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plasmid Groups in Pseudomonas

  • Defining Characteristics of Pseudomonas Plasmids

  • Isolation of Plasmids

  • Use of PCR Primers and Associated Probes for Pseudomonas Plasmids

  • Plasmid Replication

  • Plasmid Maintenance

  • Determinants of Incompatibility

  • Determinants of Host Range

  • Plasmid Transfer

  • Phenotypic Cargo of Pseudomonas Plasmids

  • Conclusions

  • References