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A Negative Feedback Loop That Limits the Ectopic Activation of a Cell Type–Specific Sporulation Sigma Factor of Bacillus subtilis

  • Mónica Serrano,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

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  • Gonçalo Real equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Gonçalo Real, Joana Santos

    Affiliation: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

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  • Joana Santos equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Gonçalo Real, Joana Santos

    Affiliation: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

    Current address: Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

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  • Jorge Carneiro,

    Affiliation: Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

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  • Charles P. Moran Jr.,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Adriano O. Henriques mail

    aoh@itqb.unl.pt

    Affiliation: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

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  • Published: September 15, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002220

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clausii

Posted by ParisSpore on 03 Oct 2011 at 16:28 GMT

no csfB orthologue could be identified
http://plosgenetics.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pgen.1002220#article1.body1.sec3.sec5.p1

This is not correct. "B. clausii" does encode a CsfB/Gin protein as shown in Fig. 1 of ref. 28.

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