Bacillus subtilis

SigF Completion of engulfment and cortex systhesis
(Stages III - IV)

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SigF during engulfment

After activation of σG in the forespore, the activity of σF rapidly decreases 97. The precise mechanism for this reduction is unknown, although it seems likely that a σG-dependent antagonist of σF plays an important role 139.



Sporulation cycle of Bacillus subtilis