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Concept Check Questions

• What is the most important low-copy-number component of the cell?

• What are the two ways bacteria can form daughter cells?

• What cytoskeletal element do most bacteria use for cytokinesis?

• What eukaryotic constriction system is related to the archaeal Cdv system?

Further Reading

• Badrinarayanan et al. (2015). Bacterial chromosome organization and segregation [46].

• Hirsch (1974). Budding bacteria [47].

• Laloux and Jacobs-Wagner (2014). How do bacteria localize proteins to the cell pole? [48].

• Reyes-Lamothe et al. (2012). Chromosome replication and segregation in bacteria [49].