Lactones

Known as: LACTONE, Lactone Compound, Lactones [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Cyclic esters of hydroxy carboxylic acids, containing a 1-oxacycloalkan-2-one structure, or analogues having unsaturation or heteroatoms replacing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Recent studies have described malignant stem cells as central to the initiation, growth, and potential relapse of acute and… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Bacterial cell-to-cell signalling has emerged as a new area in microbiology. Individual bacterial cells communicate with each… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
In gram-negative bacterial pathogens, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, cell-to-cell communication… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Quorum sensing is an example of community behavior prevalent among diverse bacterial species. The term "quorum sensing" describes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
N-acylhomoserine lactones, known as autoinducers (AIs), are widely conserved signal molecules present in quorum-sensing systems… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
It is well established that human serum paraoxonase (PON1) catalyzes the hydrolysis of organophosphate insecticides and nerve… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
In gram-negative bacteria, many important changes in gene expression and behavior are regulated in a population density-dependent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Acyl homoserine lactones (acyl-HSLs) are important intercellular signaling molecules used by many bacteria to monitor their… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Many gram-negative bacteria regulate expression of specialized gene sets in response to population density. This regulatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Acylated homoserine lactones (AHLs) play a widespread role in intercellular communication among bacteria. The Australian… (More)
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