Tuning communication fidelity

Nature Chemical Biology, 2011, doi:10.1038/nchembio.618, 502–503 published on 18.07.2011
Nature Chemical Biology, online article
Bacteria communicate by sending and receiving chemical cues in a process termed ‘quorum sensing’. New research shows how five feedback loops of the Vibrio harveyi quorum sensing cascade ensure signal integration and transmission fidelity, with one loop controlling signal sensitivity by regulating receptor ratios.

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