Archaeal Plasmids

Abstract

Archaeal plasmids are extrachromosomal elements isolated from organisms that belong to the domain of Archaea.

Keywords: archaea; plasmid; shuttle vector; transposon

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Gardner, Warren L(Apr 2001) Archaeal Plasmids. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000387]