September 16, 2016
Bacterial second messenger switches enzyme into “reverse gear”
The signaling molecule c-di-GMP plays a crucial role in bacterial reproduction. It controls cell division by shifting gears of a key cell cycle enzyme...
January 20, 2016
The clock is ticking: Self-activating protein stops growth of bacteria
During periods of nutrient deprivation or stress bacteria stop their growth. A driving force in this process may be Fic proteins, enzymes that modify...