Bacteriocins' role in bacterial communication Academic Article uri icon


  • Summary Intercellular communication and multicellular coordination are now known to be widespread among prokaryotes and to affect multiple phenotypes. Bacterial cell–cell communication involves sophisticated signal-transduction networks aimed at integrating intercellular signals with other information for making decisions about gene expression and cellular differentiation. Many different classes of signaling molecules have been identified in both Grampositive and Gram-negative bacterial species. One of the more surprising …

publication date

  • January 1, 2007