Caulobacter crescentus

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Caulobacter crescentus

(kawl-ŏ-băk′tĕr krĕ-sĕn′tŭs)
A single-celled slightly curved bacterium that thrives in watery environments. It exists in two forms: a flagellated swarmer cell, and a stalked cell.
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The first sequence (1409 bp, GenBank accession EF433789) produced significant alignments to Caulobacter species of the [alpha]-proteobacterial family Caulobacteraceae.
What that means, in effect, is that Caulobacter is being pinballed by the water molecules surrounding it as it swims.
Tang and his team also found that the movement of Caulobacter also is influenced by Brownian motion, which is the zigzagging motion that occurs when immersed particles are buffeted by the actions of the molecules of the surrounding medium.
In addition to planting the seeds of Caulobacter research in many countries, Shapiro has been politically active.
This made no sense at first," said Shapiro, "because Caulobacter doesn't need a flagellum to live.
The researchers started the project by trying to understand why the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus produces two distinct types of cell - one with a flagellum (appendage) and the other without.
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Bacillus, Brevibacterium, Caulobacter, Cellulomonas, Corynebacterium, Enterobacter, Flavobacterium, Gluconobacter, Klebsiella, Micrococcus, Mycobacterium, Neiseria, Proteus, Protoaminobacter, Pseudomonas (Vancauwenberge et-al.
Their scientists had to apply a force of about 1 micronewton to remove a single Caulobacter (C.
The completion of the entire genome sequences of Chlorobium tepidum and Caulobacter crescentus mark a major milestone in TIGR's history.
This is true for Caulobacter crescentus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Xylella fastidioasa (Figure 2).