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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Chemistry and Biology|
|State||Published - Nov 20 2014|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The authors thank all the past and current J.C. laboratory members for their continued fascination with the chemistry and biochemistry of terpenes and the generous support provided by the NIH , NSF , USDA , and DOE to the J.C. laboratory.
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ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine
- Molecular Biology
- Drug Discovery
- Clinical Biochemistry