Chemosensory pathways, motility and development in Myxococcus xanthus
Nature Reviews Microbiology 5, 862 (2007). doi:10.1038/nrmicro1770
Authors: David R. Zusman, Ansley E. Scott, Zhaomin Yang & John R. Kirby
The complex life cycle of Myxococcus xanthus includes predation, swarming, fruiting-body formation and sporulation. The genome of M. xanthus is large and comprises an estimated 7,400 open reading frames, of which approximately 605 code for regulatory genes. These include eight clusters of chemotaxis-like"
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