Myxococcus xanthus

A species of gliding bacteria found on soil as well as in surface fresh water and coastal seawater.
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2005
2005
Social (S)-motility in Myxococcus xanthus is a flagellum-independent gliding motility system that allows bacteria to move in… (More)
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2004
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2004
A large number of motility mutants of the gliding bacterium Myxococcus xanthus have been isolated and analyzed by transduction… (More)
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2000
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2000
Cheating is a potential problem in any social system that depends on cooperation and in which actions that benefit a group are… (More)
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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… (More)
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1997
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1997
Type IV pili are required for social gliding motility in Myxococcus xanthus. In this work, the expression of pilin (the pilA gene… (More)
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1992
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1992
The development cycle of the myxobacterium Myxococcus xanthus consists of three partially overlapping morphological stages… (More)
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1986
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1986
Tn5 lac is a transposon that fuses the transcription of lacZ to exogenous promoters. We generated 2374 Tn5 lac insertion… (More)
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1982
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1982
Induced by starvation, the development of fruiting bodies by Myxococcus xanthus on glass and plastic surfaces under a layer of… (More)
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1979
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1979
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Myxococcus xanthus, an organism whose motility involves cell interactions, normally bears pili. Myxococcal pili are found only at… (More)
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1978
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1978
The minimal requirements for vegetative growth of Myxococcus xanthus have been sought. Isoleucine, leucine, and valine were… (More)
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