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The sweet spot of the flagella assembly – AlKhaleej Today

The sweet spot of the flagella assembly



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Electronic microscope image of Caulobacter crescentus showing the two different daughter cells during cell division. Only one of the daughter cells houses a flagellum (top right). Photo credit: UNIGE / VIOLLIER
To build the machinery that bacteria can swim with, over 50 proteins must be put together in a logical and well-defined order to form the flagellum, the cellular equivalent of a boats offshore engine. To be functional, the flagellum is put together piece by piece and ends with the helix called…

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