Poly-(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate and the pioneering work of Rosetta Natoli Reusch.

  • V. A. Norris
  • Published 2005 in Cellular and molecular biology

Abstract

In investigating genetic competence, Reusch and collaborators have found that the concentration of short chain poly-(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) and polyphosphate (polyP) complexes increases with genetic transformability and that interrupting DNA uptake yields single-stranded donor DNA complexed with short chain PHB. This would be consistent with the organic… (More)

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