Flagellar helical form: Coiled, CCW rotation. Polymorphic transition

Faculty of Life and Environmental Scienses, Prefectural University of Hiroshima Shin‒ichi Aizawa

Bacterial flagellar filament has polymorphic transition ability, which can switch between a set of helical forms (straight, Normal coiled and curly) in response to flagellar motor rotation, pH, salinity, and temperature changes.


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