Genetic analysis of other bacteria


What are "other" bacteria? Many genetic tools have been developed for use in a few, well characterized bacteria, including Escherichia coli, Salmonella, and Bacillus subtilis. With a little gedanken (i.e. hard thinking) and elbow grease some of these tools can be applied to other bacteria as well. Many examples are available in the primary literature.

A good general place to start is:

For Gram-negative bacteria, check out: For Gram positive bacteria, a couple of good resources are: For bacteria with developmental life styles, a good resource is:



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Last modified July 23, 2002