Quorum Sensing: How Bacteria Communicate

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Quorum Sensing: How Bacteria Communicate

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Bacteria in different microbomes talk to one another by sensing secreted chemicals, a process known as quorum sensing. Quorum sensing turns on group behaviors which allow bacteria to form biofilms or cause diseases such as cholera. Quorum sensing allows us to learn about signal transduction, gen…

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