Source: J Bacteriol (2012)
The ability to maintain intracellular concentrations of toxic reactive oxygen species (ROS) within safe limits is essential for all aerobic life forms. In bacteria, as well as other organisms, ROS are produced during the normal course of aerobic metabolism, necessitating the constitutive expression of ROS scavenging systems.
Peroxide-Sensing Transcriptional Regulators in Bacteria
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