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Table 1 List of primer pairs used for the mcr-1 and mcr-2 genes in this study

From: Evidence of colistin resistance genes (mcr-1 and mcr-2) in wild birds and its public health implication in Egypt

Target genePrimary sequencesAmplicon sizeReference
mcr-1 (35–343)CLR F
5′-CGGTCAGTCCGTTTGTTC-3′
CLR R
5′-CTTGGTCGGTCTGTAGGG-3
309 bp[22]
mcr-2 (494–1060)MCR2 IF
5′- TGTTGCTTGTGCCGATTGGA-3′
MCR2 IR
5′-AGATGGTATTGTTGGTTGCTG-3’
567 bp[23]