Rapid screening of quorum-sensing signal N-acyl homoserine lactones by an in vitro cell-free assay

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From: Applied and Environmental Microbiology(Vol. 74, Issue 12)
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Document Type: Article
Length: 43 words

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The development of a simple, sensitive and rapid cell-free assay system for detecting N-acyl homoserine lactone (AHL) autoinducers involved in bacterial quorum sensing (QS) is discussed. Results suggest a significant reduction in the assay times from greater than 24 h to 3 h.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A181387200