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Environmental integrons: the dark side of the integron world

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Integrons are bacterial genetic elements notorious for their role in spreading antibiotic resistance in clinical settings. In the natural environment, integrons present a wide and hidden diversity, raising questions as to their broader role in bacterial adaptation. From the One Health perspective, they must be considered a threatening pool of resistance determinants.
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hal-03583980 , version 1 (22-02-2022)

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Eva Sandoval-Quintana, Béatrice Lauga, Christine Cagnon. Environmental integrons: the dark side of the integron world. Trends in Microbiology, 2023, 31 (5), pp.432-434. ⟨10.1016/j.tim.2022.01.009⟩. ⟨hal-03583980⟩
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