DNA condensation in live E. coli provides evidence for transertion

Gorle, Anil K., Bottomley, Amy L., Harry, Elizabeth J., Collins, J. Grant, Keene, F. Richard, and Woodward, Clifford E. (2017) DNA condensation in live E. coli provides evidence for transertion. Molecular BioSystems, 13 (4). pp. 677-680.

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Abstract

Condensation studies of chromosomal DNA in E. coli with a tetra nuclear ruthenium complex are carried out and images obtained with wide-field fluorescence microscopy. Remarkably different condensate morphologies resulted, depending upon the treatment protocol. The occurrence of condensed nucleoid spirals in live bacteria provides evidence for the transertion hypothesis.

Item ID: 48115
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1742-2051
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 06:24
FoR Codes: 34 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 3402 Inorganic chemistry > 340201 Bioinorganic chemistry @ 50%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3101 Biochemistry and cell biology > 310105 Cellular interactions (incl. adhesion, matrix, cell wall) @ 50%
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