positive phototaxis

Known as: positive phototactic behavior, positive phototactic behaviour, positive taxis in response to light 
The directed movement of a cell or organism towards a source of light. [GOC:ai]
National Institutes of Health

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2017
2017
The Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 can move on a solid surface in response to light, a phenomenon called phototaxis. Although many of… (More)
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2015
2015
In cyanobacterial Nostoc species, substratum-dependent gliding motility is confined to specialized nongrowing filaments called… (More)
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2011
2011
Two wild-type substrains of a motile cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 show positive phototaxis toward a light source… (More)
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2011
2011
We investigated the wavelength dependence and photon-fluence rate response relationship for phototaxis of wild-type and a… (More)
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2008
2008
Phototaxis, positive (movement toward the light source) or negative (from the light source) mediates the adaptation of… (More)
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2007
2007
The unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 glides toward a light source through the interplay of positive… (More)
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2006
2006
A putative photoreceptor gene, TepixJ, of a thermophilic cyanobacterium is homologous to SypixJ1 that mediates positive… (More)
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2004
2004
The aphid Sitobion rosaeiformis (Das) has been found to exhibit positive phototaxis. This phenomenon is seen to be inherent in… (More)
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2004
2004
Drosophila have three types of photoreceptors in their compound eyes: R1–6, R7, and R8. In addition they have simple eyes, ocelli… (More)
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2003
2003
The phototactic behavior of individual cells of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803 was studied with a glass… (More)
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