Nonconjugative plasmid | Article about nonconjugative plasmid by The Free Dictionary
Also found in: Medical
nonconjugative plasmid[nän¦kän·jə‚gād·iv ′plaz·mid]
Any plasmid that prevents conjugation of its bacterial host.
References in periodicals archive
CMY-2] gene carried by a 210-kb nonconjugative plasmid
of replicon IncA/C.
section]) No transconjugants were obtained after liquid and filter-mating experiments, suggesting the presence of nonconjugative plasmids
or conjugation frequencies below detection limits.
The kinetics of transfer of nonconjugative plasmids
by mobilizing conjugative factors.