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In cell biology a stimulon is a collection of genes (which may be in operons and regulons) under regulation by the same stimulus.[1] This term is generally used for prokaryotic systems, for example quorum sensing in bacteria.


  1. ^ Michael Hecker; Stefan Müllner (18 July 2003). Proteomics of Microorganisms: Fundamental Aspects and Application. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 66. ISBN 978-3-540-00546-9.