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Pxr sRNA

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Pxr sRNA is a regulatory RNA which downregulates genes responsible for the formation of fruiting bodies in Myxococcus xanthus. [1]

20 relations: Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans, Autonomy, Cell growth, Colony (biology), Competitive exclusion principle, Evolution, Gene knockout, Homology (biology), Mutation, Myxobacteria, Myxococcus xanthus, Nutrient, Phenotype, Repressor, RNA interference, Sorangium cellulosum, Spore, Starvation, Stigmatella aurantiaca, Wild type.

Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans

Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans is a species of bacteria.

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Autonomy

In development or moral, political, and bioethical philosophy, autonomy is the capacity to make an informed, un-coerced decision.

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Cell growth

The term cell growth is used in the contexts of biological cell development and cell division (reproduction).

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Colony (biology)

In biology, a colony is composed of two or more conspecific individuals living in close association with, or connected to, one another.

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Competitive exclusion principle

In ecology, the competitive exclusion principle, sometimes referred to as Gause's law, is a proposition named for Georgy Gause that two species competing for the same limiting resource cannot coexist at constant population values.

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Evolution

Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations.

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Gene knockout

A gene knockout (abbreviation: KO) is a genetic technique in which one of an organism's genes is made inoperative ("knocked out" of the organism).

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Homology (biology)

In biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa.

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Mutation

In biology, a mutation is the permanent alteration of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or extrachromosomal DNA or other genetic elements.

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Myxobacteria

The myxobacteria ("slime bacteria") are a group of bacteria that predominantly live in the soil and feed on insoluble organic substances.

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Myxococcus xanthus

Myxococcus xanthus is a gram-negative, rod-shaped species of myxobacteria that exhibits various forms of self-organizing behavior as a response to environmental cues.

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Nutrient

A nutrient is a substance used by an organism to survive, grow, and reproduce.

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Phenotype

A phenotype is the composite of an organism's observable characteristics or traits, such as its morphology, development, biochemical or physiological properties, behavior, and products of behavior (such as a bird's nest).

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Repressor

In molecular genetics, a repressor is a DNA- or RNA-binding protein that inhibits the expression of one or more genes by binding to the operator or associated silencers.

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RNA interference

RNA interference (RNAi) is a biological process in which RNA molecules inhibit gene expression or translation, by neutralizing targeted mRNA molecules.

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Sorangium cellulosum

Sorangium cellulosum is a soil-dwelling Gram-negative bacterium of the group myxobacteria.

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Spore

In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.

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Starvation

Starvation is a severe deficiency in caloric energy intake, below the level needed to maintain an organism's life.

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Stigmatella aurantiaca

Stigmatella aurantiaca is a member of myxobacteria, a group of gram-negative bacteria with a complex developmental life cycle.

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Wild type

Wild type (WT) refers to the phenotype of the typical form of a species as it occurs in nature.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pxr_sRNA

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