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María I Soriano, Begoña Roibás, Ana B García and Manuel Espinosa-Urgel*
Corresponding author: Manuel Espinosa-Urgel email@example.com
Journal of Circadian Rhythms 2010, 8:8 doi:10.1186/1740-3391-8-8
(2011-07-01 15:43) Banaras Hindu University
An extremely intriguing and interesting discussion, with scope for further research.
The following extensions of this study immediately present themselves:
a) Assessment of periodicity in LOV knock-in and knock-out bacteria
b) A study of the entrainability of this apparent rhythm to zeitgebers of varying
c) Alterations in periodicity induced by nutrients/ factors
d) The authors present the view that histidine kinase is involved in environmental
responses in P. putida, which could be easily checked with a histidine kinase inhibitor (Ref: Gilmour et
al., J Bacteriol. 2005 December; 187(23): 8196��8200.).
In case the authors have already thought of these obvious extensions, then this reader
will be looking forward to reading the results in a similarly engaging paper.
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