Cues and regulatory pathways involved in natural competence and transformation in pathogenic and environmental Gram-negative bacteria

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Seitz, Patrick; Blokesch, Melanie;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (Hoboken)
  • Subject: DNA uptake | quorum-sensing | carbon catabolite repression | type IV pilus | DNA repair | horizontal gene transfer

Bacterial genomics is flourishing, as whole-genome sequencing has become affordable, readily available, and rapid. As a result, it has become clear how frequently horizontal gene transfer (HGT) occurs in bacteria. The potential implications are highly significant becaus... View more
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