The TWiM team explores how delivery of an enzyme into competitor cells leads to synthesis of (p)ppApp, depletion of ATP, deregulation of metabolic pathways, and cell death, and a refinement of our typical view of bacterial lag phase as a period of nonreplication.
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- Killing competitors by synthesis of (p)ppApp (Nature)
- Lag phase is a dynamic period (J Bact)
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