Stress response and virulence in Vibrio anguillarum

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Weber, Barbara;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Institutionen för molekylärbiologi (Teknisk-naturvetenskaplig fakultet) Umeå Universitet
  • Subject: Vibrio anguillarum | quorum sensing | Type VI secretion | stress response | virulence | skin colonization | Biochemistry and Molecular Biology | Biokemi och molekylärbiologi

Bacteria use quorum sensing, a cell to cell signaling mechanism mediated by small molecules that are produced by specific signal molecule synthases, to regulate gene expression in response to population density. In Vibrio anguillarum, the quorum-sensing phosphorelay cha... View more
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