Natural competence and recombination in the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa.
Whole-genome sequencing and phenotypic analysis of Bacillus subtilis mutants following evolution under conditions of relaxed selection for sporulation.
LuxS mediates iron-dependent biofilm formation, competence, and fratricide in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Inhibition of competence development, horizontal gene transfer and virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae by a modified competence stimulating peptide.
Antibodies to Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharide enhance pneumococcal quorum sensing.
New antibody weapons against an old foe.
Natural competence is a major mechanism for horizontal DNA transfer in the oral pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.
The mutacins of Streptococcus mutans: regulation and ecology.