Cytology and Morphogenesis of the Prokaryotic Cell

  • Gerhart Drews
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Botany/Fortschritte der Botanik book series (BOTANY, volume 48)

Abstract

Most prokaryotic organisms are unicellular. Myxobacteria, however, form multicellular, organized structures such as fruiting bodies (REICHENBACH and DWORKIN 1981). The formation of fruiting bodies depends on swarming motility, cooperative feeding, and interactions between cells.

Keywords

Chlorophyll Polypeptide Beach Fibril Carotenoid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhart Drews
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  1. 1.Institut für Biologie 2; MikrobiologieAlbert-Ludwigs-UniversitätFreiburgGermany

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