Considerations on bacterial nucleoids

  title={Considerations on bacterial nucleoids},
  author={Luc{\'i}a Feijoo-Siota and Jos{\'e} Luis R Rama and Angeles Sanchez-Perez and Tom{\'a}s G. Villa},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
The classic genome organization of the bacterial chromosome is normally envisaged with all its genetic markers linked, thus forming a closed genetic circle of duplex stranded DNA (dsDNA) and several proteins in what it is called as “the bacterial nucleoid.” This structure may be more or less corrugated depending on the physiological state of the bacterium (i.e., resting state or active growth) and is not surrounded by a double membrane as in eukayotic cells. The universality of the closed… Expand
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