A bacterial pathogen flips the riboswitch.


Riboswitches are RNA structures traditionally viewed as acting in cis to regulate downstream gene expression in bacteria. In a recent issue of Cell, Loh and colleagues report on the ability of a riboswitch to act in trans to modulate the expression of a critical bacterial virulence regulator.

DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2009.10.009

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@article{Xayarath2009ABP, title={A bacterial pathogen flips the riboswitch.}, author={Bobbi Xayarath and Nancy Freitag}, journal={Cell host & microbe}, year={2009}, volume={6 5}, pages={400-2} }