Chemical Communication Among Bacteria

Chemical Communication Among Bacteria

Book - 2008
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The latest findings on chemical communication among bacteria and potential areas for future research.

Includes four sections that address cell-cell signaling during development and DNA exchange; signaling in relationship to humans, animals, and plants; production and detection of chemical signals; and eukaryotic quorum sensing. Presents new discoveries, including the structures of three bacterial signal synthases, signal receptors, mechanisms of signal transduction, pathways, and the expression of target genes. Provides a comprehensive overview of signal synthesis, detection, and its impacts on bacterial behavior.
Publisher: Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9781555814045
Characteristics: xvii, 483 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

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