Unformatted text preview: cells kill some of their sibling cells? Question 2 (5 points): Describe how reporter genes were used in the experiment shown in Figure 2 to determine if the same cells were both cannibals and matrix producers. Question 3 (5 points): The authors of this paper use two methods to measure matrix production. What are the two methods and which one is more quantitative? Question 4 (5 points): For the experiment in Figure 3A, what is the negative control? For the experiment in Figure 7, what is the negative control?...
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- Winter '07
- Bacillus subtilis, Molecular Microbiology, Bacillus subtilis cells, Vlamakis H, Losick R