Chapter 3. Cell Interactions Guide the Swarming and Fruiting Body Development of Myxobacteria

  1. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Krämer2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung3
  1. Dale Kaiser

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch3

Bacterial Signaling

Bacterial Signaling

How to Cite

Kaiser, D. (2010) Cell Interactions Guide the Swarming and Fruiting Body Development of Myxobacteria, in Bacterial Signaling (eds R. Krämer and K. Jung), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Cologne, Insitute of Biochemistry, Zülpicher Strasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany

  2. 3

    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Department of Biology – Microbiology, Grosshaderner Strasse 2–4, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Author Information

  1. Stanford University School of Medicine, Departments of Biochemistry and Developmental Biology, 279 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323654

Online ISBN: 9783527629237

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Keywords:

  • cell interaction;
  • motility;
  • swarming;
  • fruiting body;
  • myxobacteria

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Motility of Myxobacteria

  • Pilus Engine

  • Slime Secretion Engine

  • Swarming of Myxobacteria

  • Regulating Reversals

  • Fruiting Body Development

  • C-Signal and Fruiting Body Morphogenesis

  • Managing the Reversal Frequency

  • C-Signal Control of Gene Expression

  • References