Cell cycle: once out, never in again.

Jonas K

Curr. Biol. 24 (18) R841-R843 [2014-09-22; online 2014-09-24]

A recent study shows that prolonged inhibition of bacterial cell division causes a block of DNA replication, which is followed by an irreversible cell cycle arrest. The finding indicates a tight coupling between cell division and DNA replication in bacteria.

Kristina Jonas

PubMed 25247357

DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.067

Crossref 10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.067

pii: S0960-9822(14)00964-6