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Spatiotemporal dynamics of cytoskeletal and chemosensory proteins in the bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides

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The discovery of the prokaryotic cytoskeleton has revolutionized our thinking about spatial organisation in prokaryotes. However, the roles different bacterial cytoskeletal proteins play in the localisations of diverse biomolecules are controversial. Bacterial chemotaxis depends on signalling through large protein clusters and each cell must inherit a cluster on cytokinesis. In Escherichia coli the membrane chemosensory clusters are polar and new static clusters form at pre-cytoki...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Role:
Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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