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Quorum sensing and the cell-cell communication dependent regulation of gene expression in pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria.
aeruginosa that ajoene inhibits expression of 11 genes that are controlled by quorum sensing.
Se conoce que el quorum sensing es un atributo comun de muchas especies bacterianas y que puede ser un caracter universal de las bacterias.
aeruginosa with those from a strain in which the two quorum sensing genes had been turned off.
aeruginosa; a complex quorum sensing hierarchy plays a central role in the regulation of virulence and contributes to the late stages of biofilm maturation.
In preliminary studies we screened for quorum sensing inhibition more than 40 extracts including marine organisms, algae and plants (Brango 2012).
For example, when overtaking a new area, bacteria secrete small amounts of a substance known as a quorum sensing factor, which tests to see if the new surface is safe for colonization.
Many bacteria species are known to communicate by a mechanism known as quorum sensing, that is, relaying between them small molecules to trigger and coordinate various behaviors," said Hasty, explaining how the synchronization works within a bacterial colony.
Use of bacterial quorum sensing components to regulate gene expression in plants.
Under the terms of the agreement, Sorrento Therapeutics obtains an exclusive, worldwide license to the Institute's novel technology, based on quorum sensing, for the prevention and treatment of Staphylococcus aureus ('Staph') infections, including Methicillin-resistant Staph.
Bacteria sense their neighbors and respond to the presence of others in the colony by exchanging small molecules and bits of proteins called peptides--a process known as quorum sensing.