Extracellular Proteins: Novel Key Components of Metal Resistance in Cyanobacteria?

Abstract

Metals are essential for all living organisms and required for fundamental biochemical processes. However, when in excess, metals can turn into highly-toxic agents able to disrupt cell membranes, alter enzymatic activities, and damage DNA. Metal concentrations are therefore tightly controlled inside cells, particularly in cyanobacteria. Cyanobacteria are… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00878

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@inproceedings{GinerLamia2016ExtracellularPN, title={Extracellular Proteins: Novel Key Components of Metal Resistance in Cyanobacteria?}, author={Joaqu{\'i}n Giner-Lamia and Sara Bernardes Pereira and Miquel Bovea-Marco and Matthias E. Futschik and Paula Tamagnini and Paulo Oliveira}, booktitle={Front. Microbiol.}, year={2016} }