DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.8.1128

Gates for Conversation in Microbes

Subhoshmita Mondal, Sarangam Majumdar


Gate keeping has been useful to filter information for dispersal, whether for publication or some mode of communication. The ion channels in various microbes organize the flow of communication. The study of ion channels in bacteria has provided beginner insight to the neuron signalling, though the native role of ion channels in bacteria is yet indefinable. We have tried to summarize the structures of cell membranes bound with ion channels in prokaryotes and few eukaryotes. The signalling was combinedly proposed with information processing.


Ion Channels, Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, Information Processing

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