Transposon Tn5

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Tn5[1]. Transposon Tn5 carries multiple drug resistances[2][3], including bleomycin resistance encoded by the ble gene [4], neomycin resistance from the neo gene and streptomycin resistance from the str gene.

Gene List for E. coli Transposon Tn5

Click here to see a list of genes in Tn5


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Sequence accessions

External Links


  1. Berg, DE et al. (1984) Bacterial transposon Tn5: evolutionary inferences. Mol. Biol. Evol. 1 411-22 PubMed
  2. Reznikoff, WS (2003) Tn5 as a model for understanding DNA transposition. Mol. Microbiol. 47 1199-206 PubMed
  3. Reznikoff, WS (1993) The Tn5 transposon. Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 47 945-63 PubMed
  4. Genilloud, O et al. (1984) The transposon Tn5 carries a bleomycin-resistance determinant. Gene 32 225-33 PubMed
  5. Auerswald, EA et al. (1981) Structural analysis of Tn5. Cold Spring Harb. Symp. Quant. Biol. 45 Pt 1 107-13 PubMed