Plasmids from thermophilic bacteria

Claudio Vásquez, Bernardo González, Rafael Vicuña

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1. 1. A brief survey of some of the properties of plasmids isolated from thermophilic bacteria is presented. 2. 2. The utility of these extrachromosomal elements as models to study the structure and organization of DNA in these microorganisms is analyzed. 3. 3. Their use as vectors for high temperature cloning systems is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-514
Number of pages8
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part B: Biochemistry and
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1984


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