Bioluminescent bacteria: lux genes as environmental biosensors

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Nunes-Halldorson Vânia da Silva ; Duran Norma Letícia (2003)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Microbiology (issn: 1517-8382, eissn: 1678-4405)
  • Subject: bacteria | bioluminescence | lux genes | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Microtox toxicity bioassay

Bioluminescent bacteria are widespread in natural environments. Over the years, many researchers have been studying the physiology, biochemistry and genetic control of bacterial bioluminescence. These discoveries have revolutionized the area of Environmental Microbiolog... View more
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