Figure 1.

Logic behind the synthetic yeast-bacteria ecosystem. S. cerevisiae cells produce AHL1 thereby activating resistance gene expression in E. coli and cell survival. Similarly, E. coli cells produce AHL2 that induces resistance gene expression in S. cerevisiae rescuing the latter.

Biliouris et al. BMC Systems Biology 2012 6:58   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-58
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