Chapter 5. Pseudomonas Motility and Chemotaxis

  1. Prof. Dr. Bernd H. A. Rehm
  1. Junichi Kato

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622009.ch5

Pseudomonas: Model Organism, Pathogen, Cell Factory

Pseudomonas: Model Organism, Pathogen, Cell Factory

How to Cite

Kato, J. (2008) Pseudomonas Motility and Chemotaxis, in Pseudomonas: Model Organism, Pathogen, Cell Factory (ed B. H. A. Rehm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622009.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Molecular BioSciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. Hiroshima University, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Hiroshima 739-8530, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319145

Online ISBN: 9783527622009



  • pseudomonas;
  • motility;
  • chemotaxis;
  • molecular biology of chemotaxis;
  • model microorganisms for chemotaxis research


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemotaxis Assay Methods

  • Ecological Aspects of Chemotaxis

    • Host–Microbe Interactions

    • Nitrogen Cycle

    • Bioremediation and Chemotaxis Toward Environmental Pollutants

  • Molecular Biology of Chemotaxis in Pseudomonas

    • Molecular Mechanism of Bacterial Chemotaxis

    • MCPs in Pseudomonas

    • Che Proteins in Pseudomonas

    • Polar Localization of MCPs and Che Proteins

  • Pseudomonas as Model Microorganisms for Chemotaxis Research

  • References