SOS Response (Genetics)

Known as: SOS Function, Induction, SOS, Response, SOS 
An error-prone mechanism or set of functions for repairing damaged microbial DNA. SOS functions (a concept reputedly derived from the SOS of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
High levels of antibiotic tolerance are a hallmark of bacterial biofilms. In contrast to well-characterized inherited antibiotic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Conjugation is one mechanism for intra- and inter-species horizontal gene transfer among bacteria. Conjugative elements have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Bacteria can survive antibiotic treatment without acquiring heritable antibiotic resistance. We investigated persistence to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Integrons are found in the genome of hundreds of environmental bacteria but are mainly known for their role in the capture and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Mouth-to-mouth ventilation is a barrier to bystanders doing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but few clinical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mobile genetic elements have a crucial role in spreading antibiotic resistance genes among bacterial populations. Environmental… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The SOS response aids bacterial propagation by inhibiting cell division during repair of DNA damage. We report that inactivation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Upon starvation some Escherichia coli cells undergo a transient, genome-wide hypermutation (called adaptive mutation) that is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Analysis of interspecies matings between S. typhimurium and E. coli indicates that the genetic barrier that separates these (and… (More)
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Review
1984
Review
1984
INTRODUCTION............................................................ 61 PROCESSING OF DAMAGED DNA… (More)
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