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flagella

 [flah-jel´ah]
plural of flagellum.

fla·gel·la

(flă-jel'ă),
Plural of flagellum.

flagella

/fla·gel·la/ (flah-jel´ah) [L.] plural of flagellum.

flagella

(flə-jĕl′ə)
n.
Plural of flagellum.

flagella

See flagellum.

flagella

Plural of flagellum.

fla·gel·la

(flă-jel'ă)
Plural of flagellum.

flagella

(fləje´lə),
n.pl hairlike projections that extend from some unicellular organisms and aid in their movement.

flagella

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In the front gallery, Moffett showed three monochromes, bristly sculptural paintings resembling patches of Astroturf or dense clusters of flagella (each a sliver of oil paint squeezed directly from the tube).
Research by Professor Gadi Frankel of Imperial College, London which shows how some Salmonella bacteria use their flagella to attach themselves to salad leaves and other vegetables has been widely reported in the media.
In contrast, the fliA and the flhD mutants that are unable to produce flagella produced a biofilm that was quantitatively similar to wild-type, but less well structured.
First, there exist flagella with forms simpler than the one Behe cites, so it is not necessary for all those components to be present for a flagellum to work.
Among those genetically determined congenital defects in cilia and flagella is the 'immotile cilia syndrome'.
According to a study in Physical Review Letters, E coli bacteria and other pathogens swimming with flagella or tails move straight ahead when not faced with obstructions, but near a surface or obstacle the bacteria "swim to the left" often getting stuck in minute crevices in the process, such as those on the surface of catheters.
Though incomplete, evidence that, for example, eubacterial flagella are related to and have evolved as secretory mechanisms (3) is compelling.
In his role as an ID proponent, he claims that biological structures such as bacterial flagella are "irreducibly complex," meaning that their parts could not have been assembled over time by natural selection and that the absence of one part would by definition make the entire structure nonfunctional.
Toyko, Japan) and Ghen Corporation (Gifu, Japan) has patented specific antibodies obtained from eggs laid by hens which have been immunized against urease of Helicobacter pylori as an antigen, and specific antibodies obtained from eggs laid by hens which have been immunized against flagella of Helicobacter pylori as an antigen.
certain Microcycas sperm, those of cycads bear 5-7 gyres of flagella,
The organism is about the size of a white blood cell (approximately 10-20 [micro]m wide) and is ovoid, with flagella that make a distinctive, jerky movement that can be dearly seen on a wet preparation slide, Dr.