9.12 Summary Atlas of Bacterial and Archaeal Cell Structure Home


Concept Check Questions

• What are two structures bacteria use to attach to a biofilm?

• Which two motility machineries are related to the type II secretion system?

• Which motility machinery is related to the type III secretion system injectisome?

• What does Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus use to latch onto its prey?

Further Reading

• Christie (2019). The rich tapestry of bacterial protein translocation systems [86].

• Flemming et al. (2016). Biofilms: An emergent form of bacterial life [87].

• Patz et al. (2019). Phage tail-like particles are versatile bacterial nanomachines [88].

• Sockett (2009). Predatory lifestyle of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus [89].