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Myxococcus xanthus

A species of gliding bacteria found on soil as well as in surface fresh water and coastal seawater.
National Institutes of Health

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2017
2017
The myxobacterium Myxococcus xanthus is a predatory member of the soil microfauna, able to consume bacteria (Gram-negative, Gram… Expand
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2014
2014
Chromosome segregation is an essential cellular function in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells. The ParABS system is a fundamental… Expand
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2014
2014
Myxococcus xanthus and Bacillus subtilis are common soil-dwelling bacteria that produce a wide range of secondary metabolites and… Expand
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2014
2014
Background: During Myxococcus xanthus sporulation, a rigid coat is assembled on the cell surface. Results: The coat consists of… Expand
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2013
2013
BackgroundTwo of the largest fully sequenced prokaryotic genomes are those of the actinobacterium, Streptomyces coelicolor (Sco… Expand
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2008
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2008
As a monophyletic group, the myxobacteria are known to produce a broad spectrum of secondary metabolites. However, the degree of… Expand
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2007
2007
Myxococcus xanthus is a soil bacterium that undergoes a unique life cycle among the prokaryotes upon starvation, which includes… Expand
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2004
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2004
Prolyl endopeptidases have potential for treating coeliac sprue, a disease of the intestine caused by proteolytically resistant… Expand
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2000
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2000
Myxococcus xanthus develops species-specific multicellular fruiting bodies. Starting from a uniform mat of cells, some cells… Expand
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1987
1987
The branched RNA (msdRNA) of M. xanthus consists of 77 bases. The 20th rG residue is linked to the 5' end of msDNA, consisting of… Expand
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