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You light up my life!


Okpoluaefe Godspower Udezi, Suruthimitra Okpoluaefe and Parameswaran, Kavesha and Baharin, Hanif and Othman, Siti Sarah and Saad, Wan Zuhainis (2017) You light up my life! In: Nature's Yield and Wonders of Art (NYAWA)17: Light. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor, pp. 105-108. ISBN 9789679604269


It is often misconstrued that communication can only be done by macro-organisms including the common man. This is the central dogma that is circulated universally. Organisms like Alivibrio fischeri, or what was once known as Vibrio fischeri has challenged this theory. Microorganisms are able to communicate through a mechanism called quorum sensing.

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Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Notes: NYAWA '17: Nature's Yield and Wonders of Art held at Serdang Gallery, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia on 8 November 2017 - 30 April 2018
Keywords: Communication; Quorum sensing; Light producing abilities
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 07:43
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 07:43
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/60093
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