The small G-protein MglA connects the motility machinery to the bacterial actin cytoskeleton

Motility of Myxococcus xanthus cells is powered by two distinct engines: S-motility allows grouped cells movement and is driven by type IV pili (T4P) at the leading cell pole that use ATP for their function and pull the cell forward upon their retraction. Single cell movement is called gliding or A-...

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Main Author: Hot, Edina
Contributors: Sogaard-Andersen, Lotte (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Dissertation
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2013
Biologie
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