Caulobacter


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

Caulobacter

[‚kȯl·ō′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of prosthecate bacteria; cells are rod-shaped, fusiform, or vibrioid and stalked, and reproduction is by binary fission of cells.
References in periodicals archive ?
Additional new databases include those for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the result of a joint effort with Stanford University sponsored by the Department of Energy's Microbial Cell Project, Caulobacter crescentus.
The researchers identified crescentin while studying Caulobacter crescentus, which comes in curved or helical forms, depending on its length.
This twin effect of hydrodynamic interaction and Brownian motion governs the circular swimming patterns of Caulobacter and many other microorganisms.
She and a collaborator, chemist Stephen Benkovic, PhD, at Pennsylvania State University, started a biotechnology company in Palo Alto called Anacor Pharmaceuticals to test and develop unique boron-based antibiotics and antifungals designed after identifying critical nodes in the Caulobacter cell cycle control circuitry.
Shapiro, Alley, and Maddock then became curious about the location of the chemoreceptor protein in Caulobacter as well as E.
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia have turned the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus into a protein production factory by adapting a single protein on its surface, thus making useful proteins that can act as vaccines and drugs.
The crescent-shaped Caulobacter needs crescentin or it will straighten out.
They hope to use the substance from Caulobacter crescentus in operations - if they can stop it from sticking to all it touches.
The bacterium Caulobacter cres-centus begins its life as a mobile, tail-sporting cell.
Caulobacter crescentus (2), Photobacterium leiognathi (3), Brucella abortus (4) Haemophilus species (5) Legionella species (6) Actinobacillus and Pasteurella species (7), Escherichia coli (8,9), Salmonella Typhimurium, S.
The Caulobacter Tol-Pal complex is essential for outer membrane integrity and the positioning of polar localization factor.