Journal article

Triclosan at environmentally relevant concentrations promotes horizontal transfer of multidrug resistance genes within and across bacterial genera

Ji Lu, Yue Wang, Jie Li, Likai Mao, Son Hoang Nguyen, Tania Duarte, Lachlan Coin, Philip Bond, Zhiguo Yuan, Jianhua Guo

Environment International | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the Australian Research Council for funding support through Jianhua Guo's Future Fellowship (FT170100196). Jianhua Guo would like to thank the support by UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards. E. coli K-12 LE392 strain with RP4 plasmid was kindly donated by Professor Mark Walker from The University of Queensland. We thank Dr. Michael Nefedov of The University of Queensland for assistance with the BD FACSAria (TM) II flow cytometer and data analysis. The MIC measurement in this work was performed at the Queensland node of the Australian National Fabrication Facility.