Bacteria stringently regulate the synthesis of their membrane phospholipids, but the responsible regulatory mechanisms are incompletely understood. In this issue of Developmental Cell, a study reports negative regulation of the transcription of several genes of fatty acid and phospholipid synthesis plus identification of the regulatory protein.
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- Molecular Biology
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Developmental Biology
- Cell Biology