Monthly Archives: July 2013

Quorum Sensing Part 2 – Intra and inter-species molecular communications

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By Vince Giuliano Life depends on molecular messaging. Cells and organisms – simple ones like c-elegans and complicated ones like humans – are constantly exchanging internal molecular messages. These messages are critical for articulating development, tissue homeostasis, repairs of various … Continue reading

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Quorum sensing Part 1: quorum sensing inhibition via phytochemicals – a new approach against infectious diseases.

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By Vince Giuliano   Image source                                         Image source Among infectious bacteria, talk is not cheap. Quorum sensing (QS) is a fundamental biological process involving how cells in assemblages sense and communicate and cooperate with each other.  It applies to bacterial … Continue reading

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