Taga M, Miller S, Bassler B. Lsr-mediated transport and processing of AI-2 in Salmonella typhimurium. Mol Microbiol. 2003;50:1411-27 pubmed
..Transport and processing of AI-2 could be required for removing the quorum-sensing signal, conveying the signal to an internal detector and/or scavenging boron...
Xavier K, Miller S, Lu W, Kim J, Rabinowitz J, Pelczer I, et al. Phosphorylation and processing of the quorum-sensing molecule autoinducer-2 in enteric bacteria. ACS Chem Biol. 2007;2:128-36 pubmed
..This series of chemical events is proposed to enable enteric bacteria to respond to the presence of competitor bacteria by sequestering and destroying AI-2, thereby eliminating the competitors' intercellular communication capabilities. ..