nonconjugative plasmid


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nonconjugative plasmid

[nän¦kän·jə‚gād·iv ′plaz·mid]
(genetics)
Any plasmid that prevents conjugation of its bacterial host.
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We identified the [bla.sub.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.