resistance plasmid

n.

Any of the conjugative or nonconjugative plasmids carrying genes responsible for antibiotic or antibacterial drug resistance among bacteria.resistance factor R factor R plasmid

Nearby words

  1. resipiscence,
  2. resist,
  3. resist printing,
  4. resistance,
  5. resistance level,
  6. resistance thermometer,
  7. resistance training,
  8. resistance transfer factor,
  9. resistance welding,
  10. resistance, free french


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