Import of Colicins into Escherichia Coli

  • Hélène Benedetti
  • Lucienne Letellier
  • Roland Lloubes
  • Vincent Geli
  • Daniel Baty
  • Jean-Marie Pages
  • Claude Lazdunski
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 63)


All bacterial organisms have an envelope which has the primary role to constitute a physical barrier between the cytoplasm and the extracellular medium thereby protecting cells from harmful compounds from this medium. However, exchanges with the latter are required since cells must take up nutrients useful for growth.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hélène Benedetti
    • 1
  • Lucienne Letellier
    • 2
  • Roland Lloubes
    • 1
  • Vincent Geli
    • 1
  • Daniel Baty
    • 1
  • Jean-Marie Pages
    • 1
  • Claude Lazdunski
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Biochimie et de Biologie Moléculaire du C.N.R.S.Marseille Cedex 9France
  2. 2.Laboratoire des Biomembranes, U.A. 1116, C.N.R.S.Université PARIS-SUDOrsay CedexFrance

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