Regulation of motility and polarity in Myxococcus xanthus

M. xanthus cells possess two independent motility systems: the adventurous (A) system and the social (S) system. S-motility depends on the extension and retraction of Type-4-pili, whereas A-motility is mediated via focal adhesion complexes that incorporate a MotAB-like motor. The rod-shaped M. xanth...

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Main Author: Keilberg, Daniela
Contributors: Søgaard-Andersen, Lotte (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
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Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2013
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