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Tn4657
  • Metabolism
  • Toluene degradation
Characteristics
Tn4657 is an 86-kb transposon, which is found on a plasmid pWW53 from Pseudomonas putida MT53. It composes of Tn4658, Tn4659 and Tn4660 (containing xyl genes for toluene catabolism).
References

Yano, H., et al. (2007). "Complete sequence determination combined with analysis of transposition/site-specific recombination events to explain genetic organization of IncP-7 TOL plasmid pWW53 and related mobile genetic elements." J Mol Biol 369(1): 11-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2007.02.098

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Tn4658
Characteristics
Tn4658 is a 5.7-kb transposon, which is a part of Tn4657. It contains tnpA-res-tnpR region, which is similar to Tn21-type transposon.
References

Yano, H., et al. (2007). "Complete sequence determination combined with analysis of transposition/site-specific recombination events to explain genetic organization of IncP-7 TOL plasmid pWW53 and related mobile genetic elements." J Mol Biol 369(1): 11-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2007.02.098

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Tn4659
Characteristics
Th4659 is a 3.7-kb transposon, which is a part of Tn4657. It carries only the transposition-related genes.
References

Yano, H., et al. (2007). "Complete sequence determination combined with analysis of transposition/site-specific recombination events to explain genetic organization of IncP-7 TOL plasmid pWW53 and related mobile genetic elements." J Mol Biol 369(1): 11-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2007.02.098

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Tn4660
  • Metabolism
  • Toluene degradation
Characteristics
Tn4660 is a 62-kb transposon, which is a part of Tn4657. It carries all of the 36 xyl genes for toluene catabolism.
References

Yano, H., et al. (2007). "Complete sequence determination combined with analysis of transposition/site-specific recombination events to explain genetic organization of IncP-7 TOL plasmid pWW53 and related mobile genetic elements." J Mol Biol 369(1): 11-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2007.02.098

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Tn4661
Characteristics
Tn4661 is a Tn4651-related transposon with a size of 13 kb, which is located on plasmid Rms148 in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It contains tnpA, tnpS and tnpT genes.
References

Yano, H., et al. (2013). "Cointegrate-resolution of toluene-catabolic transposon Tn4651: determination of crossover site and the segment required for full resolution activity." Plasmid 69(1): 24-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2012.07.004

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Tn4671
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn4671 is a 8.4-kb transposon (similar to Tn5053), which is found on plasmid pUO1 from Delftia acidovorans. It carries genes, conferring mercury resistance.
References

Sota, M., Kawasaki, H., & Tsuda, M. (2003). Structure of Haloacetate-Catabolic IncP-1β Plasmid pUO1 and Genetic Mobility of Its Residing Haloacetate-Catabolic Transposon. Journal of Bacteriology185(22), 6741–6745. DOI: 10.1128/JB.185.22.6741-6745.2003

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Tn4672
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn4672 is an 11.9-kb transposon, which is found on plasmid pUO1 from Delftia acidovorans. It contains Tn4671 (mercury resistance) with an addition of orf6-orf10 and invA (DNA invertase) genes.
References

Sota, M., Kawasaki, H., & Tsuda, M. (2003). Structure of Haloacetate-Catabolic IncP-1β Plasmid pUO1 and Genetic Mobility of Its Residing Haloacetate-Catabolic Transposon. Journal of Bacteriology185(22), 6741–6745. DOI: 10.1128/JB.185.22.6741-6745.2003

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Tn4676
  • Metabolism
  • Anthranilate degradation
  • Carbazole degradation
Characteristics
Tn4676 is a 73-kb transposon, found on a plasmid pCAR1 isolated from Pseudomonas resinovorans. It carries car operon (carbazole-degradative genes) and ant operon (anthranilate degradative genes). Therefore, it can mediate the degradation of carbazole into anthranilate, which can be degraded into catechol.
References

Maeda, K., et al. (2003). "Complete nucleotide sequence of carbazole/dioxin-degrading plasmid pCAR1 in Pseudomonas resinovorans strain CA10 indicates its mosaicity and the presence of large catabolic transposon Tn4676." J Mol Biol 326(1): 21-33. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-2836(02)01400-6

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Tn4731
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Tetracycline
Characteristics
Tn4731 is tetracycline resistant composite transposon associated with IS630.
References

Tenzen, T., Matsutani, S., & Ohtsubo, E. (1990). Site-specific transposition of insertion sequence IS630. Journal of Bacteriology172(7), 3830-3836. PMCID: PMC213363

Tenzen, T., & Ohtsubo, E. (1991). Preferential transposition of an IS630-associated composite transposon to TA in the 5'-CTAG-3'sequence. Journal of Bacteriology173(19), 6207-6212. PMCID: PMC208372

Tn4811
Characteristics
Tn4811 is a 5.4-kb transposon, found in Streptomyces lividans. It contains five putative ORFs, coding for an oxidoreductase and its transcription regulator, and three transposition-related proteins.
References

Chen, C. W., Yu, T. W., Chung, H. M., & Chou, C. F. (1992). Discovery and characterization of a new transposable element, Tn4811, in Streptomyces lividans 66. Journal of Bacteriology174(23), 7762–7769. DOI: 10.1128/jb.174.23.7762-7769.1992

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Tn5030
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Clindamycin
  • Tetracycline
Characteristics
Tn5030 is a 45-kb transposon, found in Bacteroides species. It contains clindamycin resistance gene (ermFU) and tetracycline resistance gene tetF.
References

Halula, M. and F. L. Macrina (1990). "Tn5030: a conjugative transposon conferring clindamycin resistance in Bacteroides species." Rev Infect Dis 12 Suppl 2: S235-242. DOI: 10.1093/clinids/12.Supplement_2.S235

Tn5031
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Tetracycline
Characteristics
Tn5031 is a Tn916-family transposon, isolated from clinical isolate of Enterococcus faecium. It contains tet(M) gene, conferring tetracycline resistance gene.
References

Fletcher, H. M., et al. (1989). "Transposon-916-like elements in clinical isolates of Enterococcus faecium." J Gen Microbiol 135(11): 3067-3077. DOI: 10.1099/00221287-135-11-3067

Tn5032
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Tetracycline
Characteristics
Tn5032 is a Tn916-family transposon, isolated from clinical isolate of Enterococcus faecium. It contains tet(M) gene, conferring tetracycline resistance gene.
References

Fletcher, H. M., et al. (1989). "Transposon-916-like elements in clinical isolates of Enterococcus faecium." J Gen Microbiol 135(11): 3067-3077. DOI: 10.1099/00221287-135-11-3067

Tn5033
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Tetracycline
Characteristics
Tn5033 is a Tn916-family transposon, isolated from clinical isolate of Enterococcus faecium. It contains tet(M) gene, conferring tetracycline resistance gene.
References

Fletcher, H. M., et al. (1989). "Transposon-916-like elements in clinical isolates of Enterococcus faecium." J Gen Microbiol 135(11): 3067-3077. DOI: 10.1099/00221287-135-11-3067

Tn5036
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn5036 is an 8-kb Tn21-related transposon, which is isolated from Enterobacter cloacae from intestine of a yellow belly toadin Carpathia. It is closely related to Tn3926 and contains mer operon (conferring mercury resistance).
References

Yurieva, O., et al. (1997). "Intercontinental spread of promiscuous mercury-resistance transposons in environmental bacteria." Mol Microbiol 24(2): 321-329. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.1997.3261688.x

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Tn5037
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn5037 is a 6.6-kb Tn21-like transposon, detected in Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. It contains a mer operon, conferring mercury resistance.
References

Kaliaeva, E. S., et al. (2001). Tn5037-a Tn21-like mercury transposon, detected in Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. Genetika 37(8): 1160-1164. PMID: 11642118

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Tn5041
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn5041 is a 14.9-kb Tn3-family transposon, identified in a Pseudomonas strain from a mercury mine. It contains mer operon, conferring mercury resistance. The putative transposase and the 47 bp terminal inverted repeats of Tn5041 are closely related to those of the toluene degradative transposon Tn4651.
References

Kholodii, G. Y., et al. (1997). "Tn5041: a chimeric mercury resistance transposon closely related to the toluene degradative transposon Tn4651." Microbiology 143 ( Pt 8): 2549-2556. DOI: 10.1099/00221287-143-8-2549

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Tn5042
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn5042 is a 7-kb transposon, isolated from Pseudomonas strains isolated from permafrost samples. It contains mer operon (merRTPCAB), conferring mercury resistance. It was hypothesised to be originated from Tn5041 with two deletions events and an insertion of a merB gene.
References

Mindlin, S., et al. (2005). "Present-day mercury resistance transposons are common in bacteria preserved in permafrost grounds since the Upper Pleistocene." Research in microbiology 156(10): 994-1004. DOI: 10.1016/j.resmic.2005.05.011

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Tn5044
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Mercury Resistance
Characteristics
Tn5044 is a 10-kb Tn3 family transposon, isolated from Xanthomonas campestris. It contains mercury operon (merRTPCA), conferring mercury resistance. Its transpostion module was closely related to those from Tn1412 and Tn5563.
References

Kholodii, G., et al. (2000). "Tn5044, a novel Tn3 family transposon coding for temperature-sensitive mercury resistance." Research in Microbiology 151(4): 291-302. DOI: 10.1016/S0923-2508(00)00149-2

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Tn5045
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Streptomycin
  • Sulphonamide
  • Heavy Metal Resistance
  • Chromate resistance
Characteristics
Tn5045 is a 22-kb transposon, isolated from a permafrost strain of Pseudomonas sp. It composes of three genetic elements: Tn1013-like Tn3 family transposon (tnpA and tnpR genes), class 1 integron (integrase, aadA2 gene cassette, qacE∆1 and sul1 gene), and TnOtChr-like Tn3 family transposon (chromate resistance genes chrB, A, C, F).
References

Petrova, M., et al. (2011). "Tn5045, a novel integron-containing antibiotic and chromate resistance transposon isolated from a permafrost bacterium." Research in Microbiology 162(3): 337-345. DOI: 10.1016/j.resmic.2011.01.003

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