Stress responses and genetic variation in bacteria

Under stressful conditions mechanisms that increase genetic variation can bestow a selective advantage. Bacteria have several stress responses that provide ways in which mutation rates can be increased. These include the SOS response, the general stress response, the heat-shock response, and the str...

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Published in:Mutation research, Vol. 569, No. 1-2 (2005), p. 3-11
Main Author: Foster, Patricia L (Author)
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1873-135X
Item Description:Date Completed 03.03.2005
Date Revised 28.12.2018
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
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