Bacterial toxin-antitoxin systems: more than selfish entities?

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Laurence Van Melderen; Manuel Saavedra De Bast;
(2009)

Bacterial toxin–antitoxin (TA) systems are diverse and widespread in the prokaryotic kingdom. They are composed of closely linked genes encoding a stable toxin that can harm the host cell and its cognate labile antitoxin, which protects the host from the toxin's deleter... View more
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