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Title: Studies on the inter-cellular communication mechanisms in the rice bacterial pathogens xanthomonas oryzae and Pseudomonas fuscovaginae
Author: Ferluga, Sara
ISNI:       0000 0001 3460 3908
Awarding Body: Open University
Current Institution: Open University
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
The most common quorum sensing (QS) system in Gram-negative bacteria employs N-acyl homoserine lactones (AHLs) as signal molecule. AHLs allow bacteria to monitor their cell density being commonly used to synchronize/coordinate the expression of virulence-associated factors in a community. An AHL QS system is most commonly mediated by two proteins h belonging to the LuxI-AHL synthase and to LuxR-AHL response regulator probtein families.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.489901  DOI: Not available
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