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Mechanisms of Horizontal Gene Transfer

By Fabio Cafini, Veronica Medrano Romero and Kazuya Morikawa

Submitted: May 2nd 2016Reviewed: September 26th 2016Published: March 8th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65967

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Fabio Cafini, Veronica Medrano Romero and Kazuya Morikawa (March 8th 2017). Mechanisms of Horizontal Gene Transfer, The Rise of Virulence and Antibiotic Resistance in <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> Shymaa Enany and Laura E. Crotty Alexander, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/65967. Available from:

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