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263A Biological Sciences Building
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We have long studied bacterial plasmid-encoded resistance to inorganic and organic mercury compounds (the mer locus) as a model for (a) gene regulation by toxic metals, (b) microbial detoxification of
environmental hazards, and (c) the influence of toxic metals on the commensal microbiota of vertebrates.


Selected Publications