Noisy cell growth rate leads to fluctuating protein concentration in bacteria.


The present study discusses a prime cause of fluctuating protein concentrations, which play a significant role in generating phenotypic diversity in bacteria. A genetic circuit integrated in a bacterial genome was used to evaluate the cell-to-cell variation in protein concentration. A simple dynamic model, comprising terms for synthesis and dilution, was… (More)
DOI: 10.1088/1478-3975/6/3/036015

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