Now playing: Farnesol in the biofilm

Stephen A. Bell, Joseph Chappell

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The evolutionary pathway of specialized metabolism often takes unexpected, perplexing turns. In this issue of Chemistry & Biology, Feng and coworkers provide evidence for a unique phosphatase whose enzymatic product plays a critical role in biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1421-1422
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry and Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 20 2014

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry


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