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Microbes with a reserve pack of sulfur

SUP05 bacteria are often found in places where there is really no basis for life for them. Researchers in Bremen have now discovered that they are even quite active there – possibly with consequences for the global nitrogen ...

dateMay 04, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Chatting coordinates heterogeneity

Bacterial cells communicate with one another by using chemical signal molecules, which they synthesize and secrete into their surroundings. By this means, the behavior of an entire population can be controlled and coordinated. ...

dateJul 26, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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