Molybdenum cofactor transfer from bacteria to nematode mediates sulfite detoxification

March 25th, 2019 by Kurt Warnhoff

Molybdenum cofactor transfer from bacteria to nematode mediates sulfite detoxification

Molybdenum cofactor transfer from bacteria to nematode mediates sulfite detoxification, Published online: 25 March 2019; doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0249-y

The molybdenum cofactor (Moco) is required for survival to mitigate sulfite toxicity. Genetic studies in C. elegans reveal that Moco-biosynthetic mutants are able to survive if Moco is provided through the microbial diet.
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