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You may not know much about them, but you’ll almost certainly have eaten something that lactic acid bacteria have had a hand in. To mark a new… Read more »

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Sigma factor networking and bacterial versatility

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Kester Jarvis

Senior Editor at BioMed Central
Kester is an in-house editor for BMC Biology with interests in genetics, ecology and evolutionary biology. His background is in yeast molecular biology.

In the bacterial RNA polymerase transcription complex, the sigma factors play the role of guide, specifying where in the genome… Read more »