Breaching the great wall: peptidoglycan and microbial interactions

@article{CloudHansen2006BreachingTG,
  title={Breaching the great wall: peptidoglycan and microbial interactions},
  author={Karen A. Cloud-Hansen and S Brook Peterson and Eric V. Stabb and William E Goldman and Margaret McFall-Ngai and Jo Handelsman},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={710-716}
}
Once thought to be a process that occurred only in a few human pathogens, release of biologically active peptidoglycan fragments during growth by Gram-negative bacteria controls many types of bacterial interaction, including symbioses and interactions between microorganisms. This Perspective explores the role of peptidoglycan fragments in mediating a range of microbial?host interactions, and discusses the many systems in which peptidoglycan fragments released during bacterial growth might be… CONTINUE READING

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