Which bacterial species support pUC18/19 replication?

Mikhail Alexeyev malexeyev at biost1.thi.tmc.edu
Fri Jun 7 11:33:43 EST 1996

In article <4p1s1r$10pk_001 at lwli281.rivm.nl>, Karel.Wernars at rivm.nl (Karel
Wernars) wrote:

> Dear netters,
> A few days ago I was asked by a colleague if I had any information on 
> the hostrange of pUC18/19 plasmids. Can these replicate in bacteria 
> other then E. coli?. To my idea various enterobacteriaceae can support 
> replication e.g. Salmonella and Vibrio.

I am not aware of any special studies, but I am not sure that pUC would
replicate in Vibrio. However, in Citrobacter, Shigella, Klebsiella, 
Erwinia, Enterobacter it will (the latter three I have personal experience

M. Alexeyev

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