Antagonistic role of CotG and CotH on spore germination and coat formation in Bacillus subtilis.

Spore formers are bacteria able to survive harsh environmental conditions by differentiating a specialized, highly resistant spore. In Bacillus subtilis, the model system for spore formers, the recently discovered crust and the proteinaceous coat are the external layers that surround the spore and c...

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Main Authors: Anella Saggese, Veronica Scamardella, Teja Sirec, Giuseppina Cangiano, Rachele Isticato, Francesca Pane, Angela Amoresano, Ezio Ricca, Loredana Baccigalupi
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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