The control of spatial organization during cellular differentiation.

  • John Maddock
  • Published 1994 in Cellular & molecular biology research


Caulobacter crescentus is a dimorphic bacterium that yields two distinct cell types with every cell division, a motile swarmer cell and a sessile stalked cell. Caulobacter, therefore, possesses a simple developmental program and is used as an model system to determine basic mechanisms of cellular morphogenesis. The generation of the asymmetric predivisional… (More)


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