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Cell–Cell Communication: Quorum Sensing and Regulatory Circuits in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Andrée M. Lazdunski
  • Isabelle Ventre
  • Sophie Bleves

It is increasingly apparent that bacteria function in nature less as individuals and more as microbial communities, able to establish social interactions and to inhabit multiple ecological niches. Increased awareness of the role of cell–cell communication in the ecology of bacteria is matched by increasing knowledge of both the physiology and molecular biology that underlie this process.


Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Quorum Sensing Cell Communication Quorum Sensing System Homoserine Lactone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrée M. Lazdunski
    • 1
  • Isabelle Ventre
    • 1
  • Sophie Bleves
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'Ingénierie des Systémes MacromoléculairesInstitut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, CNRSFrance

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