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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Effect of sub-MIC dose (500 pg/ml) of P tenuiflorus extract on the inhibition of bacterial motility (swimming and swarming) as compared to untreated control.
QS-1 and QS-II have differential impact on bacterial motility and affect E.
pylori correlates with a decrease in bacterial motility and the promotion of biofilm formation (30-32).
aeruginosa stains in the liver and spleen via the blood by inhibition of bacterial motility at the site of infection, which is the principal mechanism of protection in the bloodstream infections following P.
Yokota et al., "Inhibitory activity on bacterial motility and in vivo protective activity of human monoclonal antibodies against flagella of Pseudomonas aeruginosa," Infection and Immunity, vol.
Through bacterial motility assays, the mutant MHT88 showed stronger swarming motility than wild type MHT6.
The flagellum is an important structure for bacterial motility and its expression is one of the pathogenicity factors modulated by Quorum Sensing (BEARSON & BEARSON, 0008; WALTER & SPERANDIO, 0006).
The Influence of Antibiotics on Bacterial Motility and its Implication for Drug Efficacy in Micro gravity.