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Concerted Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Imported DNA and ComE DNA Uptake Protein during Gonococcal Transformation

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Dynamics of focus formation (ΔpilV) with 300 bp fragments of Cy3-DNA.

a) Time lapse of binding and import of Cy3-DNA. Upper line: brightfield image, middle line: fluorescence image, lower line: pseudocolored intensity image. Δt = 3 min. b) Black circles: Fluorescence intensities of cells shown in a. Red line: Exponential fit. c) Fluorescence intensities of individual ΔpilQ ΔpilV (black circles) and ΔpilT ΔpilV (grey boxes).

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004043.g004