The analysis of programmed cell death and sporulation in Myxococcus xanthus developmental program

Coordinated behavior and the differentiation of genetic identical cells into distinct cell types have been described for several prokaryotic model species among which is Myxococcus xanthus. Upon nutrient starvation, M. xanthus undergoes a complex developmental life cycle, in which vegetative cells d...

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Main Author: Holkenbrink, Carina
Contributors: Higgs, Penelope (Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2014
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