By Stephen C. Winans, Bonnie L. Bassler

ISBN-10: 1555814042

ISBN-13: 9781555814045

ISBN-10: 155581557X

ISBN-13: 9781555815578

Major researchers in a number of features of bacterial signaling have contributed to this quantity and supply a entire evaluation of sign synthesis, detection, and its affects on bacterial habit. Thirty chapters assemble the most recent findings on chemical conversation between micro organism and issues in the direction of capability components for destiny research.


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K. Haga, M. Takeuchi, and T. Sato. 2002. Analysis of the Bacillus subtilis spoIIIJ gene and its paralogue gene, yqjG. J. Bacteriol. 184:1998–2004. 43. , R. Losick, and D. Z. Rudner. 2003. A second PDZ-containing serine protease contributes to activation of the sporulation transcription factor sigmaK in Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 185:6051–6056. 44. Partridge, S. , and J. Errington. 1993. The importance of morphological events and intercellular interactions in the regulation of presporespecific gene expression during sporulation in Bacillus subtilis.

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