Growth of the Cell Envelope in the E. coli Cell Cycle

  • Y. Hirota
  • A. Ryter
  • M. Ricard
  • Uli Schwarz


This is a discussion of the biochemistry of cell division, intended also as an introduction to Dr. Hirota’s forthcoming contribution.


Cell Division Growth Zone Chromosome Replication Diaminopimelic Acid Zone Initiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Hirota
    • 1
  • A. Ryter
    • 1
  • M. Ricard
    • 1
  • Uli Schwarz
    • 2
  1. 1.Département de Biologie MoléculaireInstitut PasteurParisFrance
  2. 2.Friedrich-Miescher LaboratoriumMax-Planck-GesellschaftTübingenGermany

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