M A Wortinger

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Coordination of DNA replication and cell division is essential in order to ensure that progeny cells inherit a full copy of the genome. Caulobacter crescentus divides asymmetrically to produce a non-replicating swarmer cell and a replicating stalked cell. The global response regulator CtrA coordinates DNA replication and cell division by repressing(More)
During exponential growth, each cell cycle of the alpha-purple bacterium Caulobacter crescentus gives rise to two different cell types: a motile swarmer cell and a sessile stalked cell. When cultures of C. crescentus are grown for extended periods in complex (PYE) medium, cells undergo dramatic morphological changes and display increased resistance to(More)
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