Table 2.

Mobility of erm genes in representative transconjugants

Donorerm gene(s) carriedaRecipientTransconjugants
No. testederm genes trans-ferreda
N. gonorrhoeae
 94-965bFN. meningitidis 92051F
 94-965bFN. gonorrhoeaeCDC36N1F
 94-965bFN. gonorrhoeae F621F
 94-965FE. faecalisJH2-21F
 95-1FE. faecalis JH2-21F
 1101FN. gonorrhoeae CDC36N1F
E. faecalis JH2-21F
 581FE. faecalisJH2-21F
N. perflava-N. sicca
 10915B, C, FE. faecalis JH2-22F
E. faecalisJH2-25C, F
 10915B, C, FN. meningitidis92051B, C
 33006B, C, FE. faecalisJH2-22C
 33006B, C, FN. meningitidis92056C
 33006B, C, FE. faecalisJH2-21B, C, F
 30423B, CN. meningitidis92058B
 31212CN. meningitidis 92052C
N. flava NRL 69BN. meningitidis 92052B
N. mucosa
 CTM 8.1B, CE. faecalis JH2-21B
 CTM 2.2B, CE. faecalis JH2-21C
E. faecalis JH2-22B, C
N. mucosa CTM 1.15B
  • a See Table 1, footnote c , forerm gene designations.

  • b The 25.2-MDa plasmid did transfer in these matings.