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Quorum Sensing

A phenomenon where microorganisms communicate and coordinate their behavior by the accumulation of signaling molecules. A reaction occurs when a substance accumulates to a sufficient concentration. This is most commonly seen in bacteria.

Year introduced: 2007

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Tree Number(s): G04.085.700, G06.550.700

MeSH Unique ID: D053038

Entry Terms:

  • Sensing, Quorum
  • Quorum Quenching
  • Quenching, Quorum
  • Quenchings, Quorum
  • Quorum Quenchings

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