Dual Flagellar Systems Enable Motility under Different Circumstances

@article{McCarter2004DualFS,
  title={Dual Flagellar Systems Enable Motility under Different Circumstances},
  author={L. McCarter},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={18 - 29}
}
  • L. McCarter
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Flagella are extremely effective organelles of locomotion used by a variety of bacteria and archaea. Some bacteria, including Aeromonas, Azospirillum, Rhodospirillum, and Vibrio species, possess dual flagellar systems that are suited for movement under different circumstances. Swimming in liquid is promoted by a single polar flagellum. Swarming over surfaces or in viscous environments is enabled by the production of numerous peritrichous, or lateral, flagella. The polar flagellum is produced… CONTINUE READING
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