Failsafe mechanisms couple division and DNA replication in bacteria

Heidi A. Arjes, Allison Kriel, Nohemy A. Sorto, Jared T. Shaw, Jue D. Wang, Petra Anne Levin

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Inhibiting cell division or DNA replication results in a terminal growth arrestCells remain alive and metabolically active following the growth arrestImpeding division leads to an arrest in DNA replicationImpeding DNA replication leads to a terminal arrest in cell division

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2149-2155
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number18
StatePublished - Sep 22 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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