Plasmids in Degradation of Xenobiotics in Gram-positive Bacteria

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J. Kostal and J. Pazlarova

Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague


The review surveys biodegradative plasmids that were found in Gram-positive bacteria. The metabolic pathways encoded by these plasmids are briefly described. Plasmid properties are compared with those of plasmids of Gram-negative bacteria. Included is also a comprehensive table listing all described plasmids along with some of their properties.


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