Interplay Between Sibling Bacterial Colonies

Sivan Benisty, Gil Ariel, Eshel Ben-Jacob, Avraham Beer

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Bacteria in the wild are frequently exposed to harsh conditions, the sources of which include, but are not limited to, a lack of available nutrients, overcrowding and space limitations, the presence of enemies, and extreme environmental conditions, such as high temperatures and dryness. Their responses to stress can consist of radical behaviors, such as the deadly competition often observed between individuals of the same species [1–5].
Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publicationThe Physical Basis of Bacterial Quorum Communication
EditorsS. Hagen
Place of PublicationNew York
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4939-1402-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-4939-1401-2
StatePublished - 2015


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