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Tissues use feedback circuits in which cells send signals to each other to control their growth and survival. We show that such feed- back circuits are inherently unstable to mutants that misread the ...

Authors: Omer Karin, Uri Alon

Date Published: 26th Jun 2017

Journal: Mol Syst Biol

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For adaptation between anaerobic, micro-aerobic and aerobic conditions Escherichia coli's metabolism and in particular its electron transport chain (ETC) is highly regulated. Although it is known ...

Authors: None

Date Published: 30th Sep 2014

Journal: PLoS One

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Green fluorescent protein (GFP) offers efficient ways of visualizing promoter activity and protein localization in vivo, and many different variants are currently available to study bacterial cell ...

Authors: W. Overkamp, K. Beilharz, R. Detert Oude Weme, A. Solopova, H. Karsens, A. Kovacs, J. Kok, Oscar Kuipers, Jan-Willem Veening

Date Published: 16th Aug 2013

Journal: Appl Environ Microbiol

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Bacteria have developed an impressive ability to survive and propagate in highly diverse and changing environments by evolving phenotypic heterogeneity. Phenotypic heterogeneity ensures that a subpopulation ...

Authors: Imke De Jong, Patsy Haccou, Oscar Kuipers

Date Published: 21st Jan 2011

Journal: Bioessays

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The concentration of molecular oxygen (O(2)) began to increase in the Earth's atmosphere approximately two billion years ago. Its presence posed a threat to anaerobes but also offered opportunities ...

Authors: Jeff Green, Jason C Crack, Andrew J Thomson, Nick E LeBrun

Date Published: 24th Feb 2009

Journal: Curr. Opin. Microbiol.

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