A Host-Produced Quorum-Sensing Autoinducer Controls a Phage Lysis-Lysogeny Decision

Justin E. Silpe, Bonnie Lynn Bassler

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Abstract

Bacteriophages can “listen in” on their host bacterium's quorum-sensing systems, shifting their lysis-lysogeny decisions based on host cell density.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)268-280.e13
JournalCell
Volume176
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 10 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

Keywords

  • DPO
  • Qtip
  • Vibrio
  • VqmA
  • antirepressor
  • autoinducer
  • kill switch
  • lysis-lysogeny
  • phage
  • quorum sensing

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