Bacterial cell death - as programmed ?
Douglas B. Kell
dbk at aber.ac.uk
Tue Feb 14 11:08:10 EST 1995
In article <01HMSYSGOHLU0009BX at arserrc.gov> AKIM at ARSERRC.GOV writes:
>I am reposting this message before posting results of last message.
>I am interested in the bacterial cell death (as a single cell rather
>than poupilation of bacteria). Many scientists fucuss on the fact of
>total population response at stationary phase (such as induction of
>stationary phase related gene production). Cell death at stationary
>phase is dependent upon intrinsic factors of each individual cells as
>However, my question is why a cell (to be dead) could accumulated
>intrinsic factors leading cell death and what is the intrinsic factors.
>Again, a single cell in heterogeneous population at a certain bacterial
>growth stage can decides its fate whether to be going to be dead or
>alive. But, how?
>I will appreciate any input.
>Thank you for your time and consideration.
>e-Mail : AKIM at ARSERRC.GOV
Try the following:
Kaprelyants, A.S., Gottschal, J.C. & Kell, D.B. (1993) Dormancy in nonsporulating bacteria.
FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 104, 271-286.
Kaprelyants, A.S. & Kell, D.B. (1993) Dormancy in stationary-phase cultures of Micrococcus
luteus: flow cytometric analysis of starvation and resuscitation. Appl. Env. Microbiol.
Kaprelyants, A.S., Mukamolova, G.V. & Kell, D.B. (1994) Estimation of dormant Micrococcus
luteus cells by penicillin lysis and by resuscitation in cell-free spent culture medium at
high dilution. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 115, 347-352.
Votyakova, T.V., Kaprelyants, A.S. & Kell, D.B. (1994) Influence of viable cells on the
resuscitation of dormant cells in Micrococcus luteus cultures held in extended
stationary phase. The population effect. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 60, 3284-3291.
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