MicroLife article feature: Reviving the view: evidence that macromolecule synthesis fuels bacterial spore germination


Spore germination has been long thought to occur without macromolecule synthesis. This dogma is challenged by recent observations that transcription and translation occur during germination, as summarized in this review by Bing Zhou, Sima Alon, Lei Rao, Lior Sinai and Sigal Ben-Yuhuda.

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