FtsEX acts on FtsA to regulate divisome assembly and activity.

@article{Du2016FtsEXAO,
  title={FtsEX acts on FtsA to regulate divisome assembly and activity.},
  author={Shishen Du and S{\'e}bastien Pichoff and Joe Lutkenhaus},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2016},
  volume={113 34},
  pages={
          E5052-61
        }
}
Bacterial cell division is driven by the divisome, a ring-shaped protein complex organized by the bacterial tubulin homolog FtsZ. Although most of the division proteins in Escherichia coli have been identified, how they assemble into the divisome and synthesize the septum remains poorly understood. Recent studies suggest that the bacterial actin homolog FtsA plays a critical role in divisome assembly and acts synergistically with the FtsQLB complex to regulate the activity of the divisome… CONTINUE READING

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