The Direct Interaction between Two Morphogenetic Proteins Is Essential for Spore Coat Formation in Bacillus subtilis.

In Bacillus subtilis the protective layers that surround the mature spore are formed by over seventy different proteins. Some of those proteins have a regulatory role on the assembly of other coat proteins and are referred to as morphogenetic factors. CotE is a major morphogenetic factor, known to f...

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Main Authors: Rachele Isticato, Teja Sirec, Stefano Vecchione, Anna Crispino, Anella Saggese, Loredana Baccigalupi, Eugenio Notomista, Adam Driks, Ezio Ricca
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2015-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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