Tag Archives: recombination

The nature of bel-1 attC stabilizes its genetic environment and contributes to antibiotic resistance spreading

Schematic representation of integrons containing the blaBEL-1 gene

The rapid emergence of antibiotic resistance is a worldwide crisis, endangering the efficacy of antibiotic treatment. Multidrug resistance in Gram negatives is now recognized as an issue of worldwide interest. Those bacteria possess various resistance mechanisms compromising

Barley meiosis: The importance of sticking together

The process of crop improvement is based on promoting the exchange of genetic material by making crosses between two complementary parent plants followed by identifying progenies that perform better than the original parents. The genetic exchange occurs