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Dormant bacterial spores encrypt a long-lasting transcriptional program to be executed during revival

Bing Zhou, Yifei Xiong, Yuval Nevo, Tamar Kahan, Oren Yakovian, Sima Alon, Saurabh Bhattacharya, Ilan Rosenshine, Lior Sinai, Sigal Ben-Yehuda.

Mol Cell 22: 4158-4173.e7 2023


Aging of a Bacterial Colony Enforces the Evolvement of Nondifferentiating Mutants.

Rachel Hashuel, Sigal Ben-Yehuda (2019).

Molecular Biology and Physiology Volume 10 Issue 5 e01414-19


RNA dynamics in aging bacterial spores.

Segev, E., Smith, Y., and Ben-Yehuda, S. (2012). Cell 148:139-49.

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Donor-delivered cell wall hydrolases facilitate nanotube penetration into recipient bacteria

  • Amit K. Baidya, Ilan Rosenshine & Sigal Ben-Yehuda 

  • Nature Communications volume 11, Article number: 1938 (2020) 



A Ubiquitous Platform for Bacterial Nanotube Biogenesis.

Bhattacharya, Baidya et al., (2019).

Cell Reports 27(2):334-342


Architecture and Characteristics of Bacterial Nanotubes.

Dubey, G.P., Malli Mohan, G.B., et a l. (2016).

Developmental Cell 36, 453–461.


Arginine dephosphorylation propels spore germination in bacteria

Bing Zhou et al. (2019)

PNAS 116 (28) 14228-14237


Acquisition of Phage Sensitivity by Bacteria

through Exchange of Phage Receptors.

Elhanan Tzipilevich, Michal Habusha, Sigal Ben-Yehuda

Cell, 2017. Watch video


The molecular timeline of a reviving bacterial spore.

Sinai L., Rosenberg A., Smith Y., Segev E., and Ben-Yehuda S. (2015).

Molecular Cell, 57(4):695-707.

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