Genetic Manipulation of Glycogen Allocation Affects Replicative Lifespan in E. coli.

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Böhm, Alex; Arnoldini, Markus; Bergmiller, Tobias; Röösli, Thomas; Bigosch, Colette; Ackermann, Martin;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Genetics,volume 12,issue 4 (issn: 1553-7390, eissn: 1553-7404)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005974, doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000116133, pmc: PMC4836754
  • Subject: 576 Genetics and evolution | Research Article | Engineering and Technology | Cell Processes | Bioassays and Physiological Analysis | Bacteriology | QH426-470 | Genetics | Microbial Genetics | Glycogens | 579 Microorganisms, fungi, algae | Cell Division Analysis | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Research and Analysis Methods | Physiology | Microbiology | Deletion Mutation | Cell Analysis | Organism Development | Mutation | Microbial Mutation | Cell Biology | Biochemistry | Bacterial Genetics | Fluidics | Aging | Physiological Processes | Medicine and Health Sciences | Microfluidics | Glycobiology | Cell Cycle and Cell Division
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