Wie ein rotierender Typ-IV-Pilus Archaeen das Schwimmen beibrachte

Abstract

Swimming motility in Archaea is mediated by the archaellum, a rotating
type IV pilus. Archaellum-based motility is the only known way of
active locomotion in Archaea to date. Here, we describe the way of
how the archaellum was discovered to be a unique structure in nature
and highlight the latest findings on archaellar components.

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