How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface: Dr. Burrows Comments



    Bacteria use long, threadlike attachments known as pili to interact with their environments. In some microorganisms, a specific form of the filaments called type IV pili also enable locomotion.


    Dr. Lori Burrows comments in this editor's choice piece, here.

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