Structural Insight into a Biofilm Signaling Molecule

  title={Structural Insight into a Biofilm Signaling Molecule},
  author={Liza Gross},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
Life as a bacterium presents special challenges—primary among them the need to sense and respond to the environment—which for an organism just 3 micrometers long, like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, might seem a daunting prospect. One way Pseudomonas and other bacteria cope with the rigors of existence is by forming highly organized communities called biofilms. As… CONTINUE READING