Resistance gene for thermophile?

Dr. Duncan Clark Duncan at nospam.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 2 05:53:13 EST 1999


In article <7vknfi$eb3$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>, kwicher at my-deja.com writes
>Hi Everyone!
>
>I am looking for any gene I can use as a selective one for thermophilic
>Gram negative bacterium: antibiotic,heavy metal ions resistance or any
>other.
>Please send me any information.
>Greetings
>Krzysztof
>

The only one I know is Kan taken from a Bacillus thermophile and mutated
for more thermophily for use in Thermus.  A search of PubMed should find
umpteen references, mostly from Japanese groups.

Duncan 
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