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Quorum sensing is a regulatory system used by bacteria for controlling gene expression in response to increasing cell density.1 A promising field of study involves controlling bacterial infections by quenching their quorum sensing systems. The expression of specific target genes, such as transcriptional regulators belonging to the LuxIR family of proteins, is coordinated by synthesis of diffusible acylhomoserine lactone (AHL) molecules.1 N-
|Formulation||A crystalline solid|
|λmax||202, 250 nm|
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|Shipping||Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere|
|Stability||As supplied, 1 year from the QC date provided on the Certificate of Analysis, when stored properly|
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1. Henke, J.M., and Bassler, B.L. Bacterial social engagements. Trends Cell Biol 14(11) 648-656 (2004).
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