7.7 Summary Atlas of Bacterial and Archaeal Cell Structure Home

Summary

Concept Check Questions

• What is the lattice arrangement of chemoreceptors in a sensory array?

• Which proteins make up the baseplate of a chemosensory array?

• What happens to the flagellar motor when a response regulator binds?

• What cytoskeletal element organizes magnetosomes into a chain?

Further Reading

• Berg (1988). A physicist looks at bacterial chemotaxis [50].

• Hazelbauer et al. (2008). Bacterial chemoreceptors: High-performance signaling in networked arrays [70].

• Lower and Bazylinski (2013). The bacterial magnetosome: A unique prokaryotic organelle [71].

• Schuergers et al. (2016). Cyanobacteria use micro-optics to sense light direction [72].