Swimming of bacterium Bacillus subtilis with multiple bundles of flagella.

@article{Najafi2019SwimmingOB,
  title={Swimming of bacterium Bacillus subtilis with multiple bundles of flagella.},
  author={Javad Najafi and Florian Altegoer and Gert Bange and Christian Wagner},
  journal={Soft matter},
  year={2019}
}
We characterize the bundle properties for three different strains of B. subtilis bacteria with various numbers of flagella. Our study reveals that, surprisingly, the number of bundles is independent of the number of flagella, and the formation of three bundles is always the most frequent case. We assume that this relates to the fact that different mutants have the same body length. There is no significant difference between the bundle width and length for distinct strains, but the projected… 

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