Bacterial Cell Differentiation
Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Smith, C. and Brun, Y. 2005. Bacterial Cell Differentiation. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Bacteria utilize a variety of molecular mechanisms to achieve cell differentiation. The resulting developmental transformations generate specialized cell types that increase their ability to survive in their environment.