Gliding motility in cyanobacteria: observations and possible explanations

@article{Hoiczyk2000GlidingMI,
  title={Gliding motility in cyanobacteria: observations and possible explanations},
  author={Egbert Hoiczyk},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={174},
  pages={11-17}
}
  • E. Hoiczyk
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Archives of Microbiology
Abstract. Cyanobacteria are a morphologically diverse group of phototrophic prokaryotes that are capable of a peculiar type of motility characterized as gliding. Gliding motility requires contact with a solid surface and occurs in a direction parallel to the long axis of the cell or filament. Although the mechanistic basis for gliding motility in cyanobacteria has not been established, recent ultrastructural work has helped to identify characteristic structural features that may play a role in… 
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