Bacterial Quorum Sensing During Infection.

  title={Bacterial Quorum Sensing During Infection.},
  author={Sheyda Azimi and Alex Klementiev and M. Whiteley and Stephen P. Diggle},
  journal={Annual review of microbiology},
Bacteria are highly interactive and possess an extraordinary repertoire of intercellular communication and social behaviors, including quorum sensing (QS). QS has been studied in detail at the molecular level, so mechanistic details are well understood in many species and are often involved in virulence. The use of different animal host models has demonstrated QS-dependent control of virulence determinants and virulence in several human pathogenic bacteria. QS also controls virulence in several… 
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