New research reveals how Pseudomonas aeruginosa delivers toxins via communication molecules to cause illness.
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Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology review as we ask the authors about quorum quenching and using nanoparticles as antibiotics.
A bacteriophage, VP882, has been identified to use bacterial quorum-sensing as a method to control the lysis-lysogeny decision. This is the first time a virus has been shown to detect a bacterial molecule.