aerotaxis


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aerotaxis

[‚e·rō′tak·səs]
(biology)
The movement of an organism, especially aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, with reference to the direction of oxygen or air.
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When subject to a magnetic field higher than 4 Gauss, the directional motions of the MTB were mainly influenced by magnetotaxis (i.e., aligned to magnetic field lines) as compared to chemotaxis (i.e., moving towards or away from a chemical source) and aerotaxis (i.e., moving towards or away from air or oxygen), thus fully remotely controllable using appropriate electronic hardware and software.
[8.] Piatibratov, M., et al., Expression and Fast-Flow Purification of a Polyhistidine-Tagged Myoglobin-Like Aerotaxis Transducer Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects, 2000.
It also includes smaller airlines that serve domestic routes, such as Aeroperlas in Panama, Islena in Honduras and Aerotaxis La Costena in Nicaragua.
The concept includes "skyports" that would serve as hubs for the aerotaxis.