Utilization and control of ecological interactions in polymicrobial infections and community-based microbial cell factories

Vinoth Wigneswaran, Cristina Isabel Amador Hierro, Lotte Jelsbak, Claus Sternberg, Lars Jelsbak

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftReviewpeer review


Microbial activities are most often shaped by interactions between co-existing microbes within mixed-species communities. Dissection of the molecular mechanisms of species interactions within communities is a central issue in microbial ecology, and our ability to engineer and control microbial communities depends, to a large extent, on our knowledge of these interactions. This review highlights the recent advances regarding molecular characterization of microbe-microbe interactions that modulate community structure, activity, and stability, and aims to illustrate how these findings have helped us reach an engineering-level understanding of microbial communities in relation to both human health and industrial biotechnology
Sider (fra-til)1-7
Antal sider1
StatusUdgivet - 2016

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