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Treadmilling runs bacterial division - Nature.com


Nature.com
In most bacteria, cytokinesis is initiated by the Z ring, which is a cytoskeletal structure that assembles through the polymerization of the tubulin-related GTPase FtsZ and the actin homologue FtsA at the cytoplasmic leaflet of the bacterial membrane ...

Biochemical 'fossil' shows how life may have emerged without ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
One major mystery about life's origin is how phosphate became an essential building block of genetic and metabolic machinery in cells, given its poor ...

Chlamydia: How bacteria take over control - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Suvagata Roy Chowdhury, Anastasija Reimer, Malvika Sharan, Vera Kozjak Pavlovic, Ana Eulalio, Bhupesh K. Prusty, Martin Fraunholz, Karthika Karunakaran, and Thomas Rudel The Journal or Cell Biology. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201608063.

Genetic Recombination in Bacteria

Pittston - United States

Essay describing the three mechanisms that bacteria have to accomplish genetic recombination.

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Looks at changes in the information stored in the genetic material, how they occur, and what the consequences of such changes are, and strategies cells use to minimize DNA changes and damage.

Bacteria
United States

Article by Wim van Egmond on these microbes with photographs of Cyanobacteria and the green Anabaena.

Bacteria
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Information from Wikipedia on these unicellular organisms.

Luminescent Bacteria
Poland

Do you know that the luminous bacteria exist ? On these pages you will find short characteristic of these strange organisms and some photos.

Introduction to the Bacteria
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Topics include morphology, systematics, life history and ecology, and the fossil record.

Bacteria Cells
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The inside story.

An Overview of Bacteria.
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Article by Matt Emery provides an introduction to these microbes with several images of stained cultures.

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Musings on the world of microbiology, with a focus on actinomycetes, a group of bacteria, and the biosynthesis of natural products of pharmaceutical interest such as antibiotics and antitumor drugs.

Bacteria: Basic Facts
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Provides an explanation of what bacteria are, the meaning of the terms gram positive and negative, and other information, with a case history of a post-operative patient to consider.

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Symbiotic interactions between bacteria and animals are described with pictures and links to home pages of researchers and to publications