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The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Accession numbers for all primary sequencing data are given in Supplementary Information. Abstract A variety of microbial communities and their genes (microbiome) exist throughout the human body, playing fundamental roles in human health(More)
Quorum sensing is the term used to describe signaling pathways used by bacteria for intra and interspecies communication. Autoinducer 2 (AI2) is one signal molecule known to be involved in quorum sensing that stands out because it appears to be expressed across a wide variety of bacterial species. A genetic switch has been created exploits the AI2 quorum(More)
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