Probing Chromosome Dynamics in Bacillus subtilis

Alan Koh, Heath Murray

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Research over the last two decades has revealed that bacterial genomes are, in fact, highly organized. The goal of future research is to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying bacterial chromosome architecture and dynamics during the cell cycle. Here we discuss techniques that can be used with live cells to analyze chromosome structure and segregation in the gram-positive model organism Bacillus subtilis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChromosome Architecture
EditorsM. Leake
Place of PublicationNew York, USA
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4939-3631-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4939-3629-8
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 2016

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology


  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Cell Division
  • Chromosome Segregation
  • Chromosomes, Bacterial
  • DNA Replication
  • Journal Article


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