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Newly discovered role for CTP in ensuring faithful cell division in bacteria — ScienceDaily

To grow and multiply efficiently, bacteria must coordinate cell division with chromosome segregation. Crucial to this process in the bacterium Bacillus subtilis (commonly found in soil and the guts of humans and ruminants) is a protein called Nucleoid Occlusion Factor or Noc. Noc binds to particular binding sites on the chromosome and then recruits…
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