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quorum sensing

Definition:
Quorum sensing is a bacterial cell-to-cell communication process in which bacterial cells coordinate their gene expression by producing and releasing signal molecules, autoinducers, in response to cell density fluctuation.
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Entry Terms:
  • quorum signaling
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23372
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