Wall Teichoic Acid, Peptidoglycan Synthesis and Morphogenesis in Bacillus Subtilis
Ever since morphological mutants in several rod-shaped bacteria were isolated (Boylan and Mendelson, 1969; Rogers et al., 1970; Satta et al., 1969), the question of cell shape maintenance has been and remains a central one. We examine a possible role in cell morphogenesis of the interdependence of the syntheses of peptidoglycan and other cell wall components.
KeywordsBacillus Subtilis Cell Elongation Cell Length Teichoic Acid Cell Morphogenesis
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