quorum sensing

Known as: QS, Sensing, Quorum, quorum sensing system 
A phenomenon where microorganisms communicate and coordinate their behavior by the accumulation of signaling molecules. A reaction occurs when a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Quorum-sensing bacteria communicate with extracellular signal molecules called autoinducers. This process allows community-wide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Traditional treatment of infectious diseases is based on compounds that kill or inhibit growth of bacteria. A major concern with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Multiple quorum-sensing circuits function in parallel to control virulence and biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. In contrast… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Quorum sensing is a process of bacterial cell-to-cell communication involving the production and detection of extracellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The production of virulence factors including cholera toxin and the toxin-coregulated pilus in the human pathogen Vibrio cholerae… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Quorum sensing is the regulation of gene expression in response to fluctuations in cell-population density. Quorum sensing… (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
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In bacteria, the regulation of gene expression in response to changes in cell density is called quorum sensing. Quorum-sensing… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Quorum sensing, or the control of gene expression in response to cell density, is used by both gram-negative and gram-positive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The production of several virulence factors by Pseudomonas aeruginosa is controlled according to cell density through two quorum… (More)
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