BiPiSci – You’ve Got Whale: Peter Greenberg / Quorum Sensing

by Gary Niederhoff on June 17, 2019

Big Picture Science / Quorum Sensing
click to listen (trt 11:49)

Click above to listen to part 3 of You’ve Got Whale, featuring Peter Greenberg, professor of microbiology at the University of Washington, Seattle, describing the phenomenon of quorum sensing, wherein microbes use chemical signals to determine the size of their group, and take action when it reaches an appropriately high number.

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