Quorum sensing in group A Streptococcus

  title={Quorum sensing in group A Streptococcus},
  author={Juan Cristobal Jim{\'e}nez and Michael P Federle},
  booktitle={Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol.},
Quorum sensing (QS) is a widespread phenomenon in the microbial world that has important implications in the coordination of population-wide responses in several bacterial pathogens. In Group A Streptococcus (GAS), many questions surrounding QS systems remain to be solved pertaining to their function and their contribution to the GAS lifestyle in the host. The QS systems of GAS described to date can be categorized into four groups: regulator gene of glucosyltransferase (Rgg), Sil, lantibiotic… CONTINUE READING
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