TWiM welcomes new host Petra, and explains how a small protein helps ensure that E. coli utilizes a preferred carbon source, and a screening strategy to identify inhibitors of the type IV secretion system that is essential for virulence of a variety of bacterial pathogens.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Michele Swanson, and Petra Levin
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- A small protein regulates carbon utilization (PNAS)
- Inhibitors of type IV secretion systems (mBio)
- Letters read on TWiM 262
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