Arming the Neighborhood
2016 (English)In: Developmental Cell, ISSN 1534-5807, E-ISSN 1878-1551, Vol. 39, no 1, 5-6 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) Published
Bacteria use type 6 secretion systems in antagonistic behavior to compete for resources with other bacteria. In a recent issue of Cell, Vettiger and Basler (2016) show that bacteria can also use these systems to arm neighboring cells and force them to pass on a signal in the bacterial population.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. Vol. 39, no 1, 5-6 p.
Cell and Molecular Biology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-309477DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.09.024ISI: 000385471100003PubMedID: 27728781OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-309477DiVA: diva2:1052119