Internalizing DNA

David Dubnau, Roberta Provvedi

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The steps involved in the transformation of Bacillus subtilis are reviewed. These include the initial binding, processing and passage of DNA across the cell wall and transport across the plasma membrane. Our understanding of the roles of the proteins known to be required for these steps is reviewed. (C) 2000 Editions scientifiques et medicales Elsevier SAS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)475-480
Number of pages6
JournalResearch in Microbiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jul 8 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology


  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Transformation


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