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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