First impressions in a glowing host-microbe partnership.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Despite the clear significance of beneficial animal-microbe associations, mechanisms underlying their initiation and establishment are rarely understood. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Kremer et al. (2013) reveal that first contact within the squid-vibrio symbiosis triggers profound molecular and chemical changes that are crucial for bacterial colonization.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wernegreen, JJ

Published Date

  • August 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 121 - 123

PubMed ID

  • 23954151

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3924854

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1934-6069

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1931-3128

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chom.2013.07.015


  • eng