The Measurement of Swimming Velocity of Vibrio cholerae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Using the Video Tracking Method

@article{Shigematsu1995TheMO,
  title={The Measurement of Swimming Velocity of Vibrio cholerae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Using the Video Tracking Method},
  author={M Shigematsu and Yuko Meno and Hitoko Misumi and Kazunobu Amako},
  journal={Microbiology and Immunology},
  year={1995},
  volume={39}
}
The swimming velocities of two monotrichous flagellated bacteria were measured by a computer‐assisted video tracking method. Tracing the moving path of the individual bacterium revealed that the bacterial cell did not swim continuously in a straight direction, but frequently changed swimming direction and velocity. The average swimming velocities calculated from the 3‐sec path were 75.4 ±9.4 μm/sec in four strains of Vibrio cholerae and 513 ±8.4 μm/sec in five strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa… 

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