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June 5, 2015

Method Reveals What Bacteria Sense in Their Surroundings

Method Reveals What Bacteria Sense in Their Surroundings

A new, rapid method is helping detect how bacteria sense and respond to changes in their environment. Bacteria can pick up external signals, which then relay to internal signaling pathways that direct their behavior. This surveillance also can trigger survival tactics for a variety of harsh situations, such as lack of nutrients or the presence of antibiotics.

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2015/06/method-reveals-what-bacteria-sense-in-their-surroundings.aspx

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