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Two-in-one: bifunctional regulators synchronizing developmental events in bacteria

Published inTrends in cell biology, vol. 22, no. 1, p. 14-21
Publication date2012
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Developmental events are executed with delicate precision and are strictly in tune with one another. Whereas synchronization is generally attained at the transcriptional level via DNA-binding proteins that regulate multiple genetic modules, numerous recent studies using bacterial model systems reveal that bifunctional proteins are often appropriated as molecular couplers that act at the post-translational level. Here, we detail the developmental events that underlie such coupling and recap the molecular mechanisms by which coupling is achieved.

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RADHAKRISHNAN, Sunish Kumar, VIOLLIER, Patrick. Two-in-one: bifunctional regulators synchronizing developmental events in bacteria. In: Trends in cell biology, 2012, vol. 22, n° 1, p. 14–21. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2011.09.004
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