Bacterial chemosensing: Cooperative molecular logic

Peter M. Wolanin, Jeffry B. Stock

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Abstract

Bacterial chemotaxis is mediated by transmembrane receptors that bind attractant and repellent chemicals and control an intracellular protein kinase. Each cell contains thousands of receptor subunits that form a tightly packed array at one pole. Recent studies of bacterial behavior have begun to reveal the molecular logic of this sensory architecture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R486-R487
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume14
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 22 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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