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Antimicrob Agents Chemother. Nov 1990; 34(11): 2273–2276.
PMCID: PMC172038

Cloning and nucleotide sequence of a chromosomally encoded tetracycline resistance determinant, tetA(M), from a pathogenic, methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus.

Abstract

This report describes the cloning and sequencing of a chromosomally encoded tetracycline resistance determinant from a clinical isolate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. On the basis of the sequence, the gene is in the tet(M) class, and it was shown that the S. aureus tetA(M) gene is induced at the level of transcription.

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