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Abstract

SUMMARY

Two strains of that have linked and unstable resistance to kanamycin andstreptomycin have been isolated. It was shown that in oneof these strains (1) resistance to kanamycin and streptomycin was co-ordinately lost at highfrequency during nineserial screenings of resistant variants, (2) resistance toboth antibiotics could beco-transduced, and (3) in the transductants, resistance to these antibiotics was both linked and unstable,as in the donor strain. In both strains resistance tostreptomycin and kanamycin appears to be controlled by the same extrachromosomal element.

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