bacterial motility

bacterial motility

[bak′tir·ē·əl mō′til·əd·ē]
(microbiology)
Self-propulsion in bacteria, either by gliding on a solid surface or by moving the flagella.
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Although the importance of bacterial motility and T3S in virulence of Salmonella is established, a detailed understanding of the expression and molecular interplay between the flagellar and virulence systems during infection is missing.
The aim of this research program is to study the mechanisms of bacterial motility during bacteria-host interactions and the molecular function of T3SS using an unique combination of sophisticated bacterial genetics, microscopy, biochemistry and infection biology techniques.
The Influence of Antibiotics on Bacterial Motility and its Implication for Drug Efficacy in Micro gravity.
It is hypothesized that antibiotic effectiveness in space is reduced as an indirect consequence of bacterial motility inhibition.