pilus retraction

The process of withdrawing a pilus back into a cell. [GOC:go_curators, PMID:17355871]
National Institutes of Health

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2010
2010
Spatial organization of bacterial proteins influences many cellular processes, including division, chromosome segregation and… (More)
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2009
2009
Early in infection, Neisseria gonorrhoeae can be observed to attach to the epithelial cell surface as microcolonies and induce… (More)
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2007
2007
PilT is a hexameric ATPase required for bacterial type IV pilus retraction and surface motility. Crystal structures of ADP- and… (More)
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2005
2005
PilT is a hexameric ATPase required for type IV pilus retraction in gram-negative bacteria. Retraction of type IV pili mediates… (More)
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2004
2004
Pathogenic Neisseria express type IV pili (tfp), which have been shown to play a central role in the interactions of bacteria… (More)
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2004
2004
Type IV pilus dynamics is important for virulence, motility, and DNA transfer in a wide variety of prokaryotes. The type IV pilus… (More)
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2003
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2003
Myxococcus xanthus is a Gram-negative bacterium with a complex life cycle that includes vegetative swarming and fruiting-body… (More)
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2002
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2002
The mechanisms by which DNA is taken up into the bacterial cell during natural genetic transformation are poorly understood… (More)
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2001
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2001
Type IV pili are thin filaments that extend from the poles of a diverse group of bacteria, enabling them to move at speeds of a… (More)
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2000
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2000
Type IV pili (Tfp) are a unique class of multifunctional surface organelles in Gram-negative bacteria, which play important roles… (More)
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