Aberrant transition phase physiology as a result of bldA mutation. (A) Patterns of ribosomal protein gene expression in M600 and M600 ΔbldA are markedly different at timepoints 3 and 4. (B) Synthesis of the stringent factor ppGpp is increased in transition phase cultures of M600 ΔbldA.
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