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Gene. 1993 Feb 14;124(1):143-4.

The vanB gene of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis V583 is structurally related to genes encoding D-Ala:D-Ala ligases and glycopeptide-resistance proteins VanA and VanC.

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Unité des Agents Antibactériens, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

Abstract

We report the cloning and sequencing of a 632-bp amplified fragment internal to the vanB gene of vancomycin-resistant (VmR) Enterococcus (En.) faecalis V583. The DNA fragment hybridized to VmR strains of En. faecium and En. faecalis, but not to their susceptible derivatives.

PMID:
8440477
DOI:
10.1016/0378-1119(93)90779-3
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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