Signaling in Escherichia coli Biofilms

@inproceedings{Wood2009SignalingIE,
  title={Signaling in Escherichia coli Biofilms},
  author={Thomas K. Wood and William E. Bentley},
  year={2009}
}
Cell signaling in Escherichia coli biofilms is more important than originally known, in that autoinducer two (AI-2), AI-1 (N-acylhomoserine lactones), indole, hydroxylated indoles, norepinephrine, and epinephrine are all functional signals in this organism. This gives the bacterium the ability to monitor not only the presence of cells of its own species (through AI-2 and indole) but also the activity of the human host (through norepinephrine and epinephrine) as well as that of the other… CONTINUE READING

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