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Myxobacteria II

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American Society for Microbiology , Washington, D.C
Myxobacterales., Myxococcales -- gene
Other titlesMyxobacteria two.
Statementeditors, Martin Dworkin, Dale Kaiser.
ContributionsDworkin, Martin., Kaiser, Dale.
LC ClassificationsQR82.M95 M97 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 404 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1741634M
ISBN 101555810608
LC Control Number92048477

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Yohei Katsuyama, Sueharu Horinouchi, in Comprehensive Natural Products II, Type III PKSs from Myxobacteria. Myxobacteria are the proteobacteria known to produce interesting and biologically active secondary metabolites as actinobacteria.

51,68 The secondary metabolites from Myxobacteria often target cellar structures that are rarely the targets of other. The myxobacteria are Gram-negative, unicellular bacteria with rod-shaped vegetative cells ().Because of their gliding movement, colonies develop as thin, spreading swarms, particularly on media low in organic constituents ().Under starvation conditions, the myxobacteria undergo an impressive process of cooperative morphogenesis: the vegetative cells aggregate into large.

The global distribution of myxobacteria in soils is described on the basis of data given in the literature as well as of comprehensive analyses of soil samples from 64 countries of all continents. The results are analyzed with respect to the spectrum and number of species depending on ecological and habitat-specific by:   Myxococcus xanthus, like other myxobacteria, is a social bacterium that moves and feeds cooperatively in predatory groups.

On surfaces, rod-shaped vegetative cells move in search of the prey in a coordinated manner, forming dynamic multicellular groups referred to as swarms. Within the swarms, cells interact with one another and use two Cited by: Buy Myxobacteria: Development and Cell Interactions (Springer Series in Molecular and Cell Biology) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

The myxobacteria are the epitome of prokaryotic multicellular complexity. In particular, efforts have focused on understanding the nature, function, and regulation of the signals that play a role in the characteristic social behavior of the myxobacteria. The process of aggregation is correlated with a massive lysis of the population.

The fruiting body is the culmination of myxobacterial Cited by: The Myxobacteria. The myxobacteria are a group of Gram negative, rod shaped organisms. Most, in appearance, are Myxobacteria II book long and thin. they were taxonomically lumped together with Cytophaga and their relatives (another group of interest in my research) until G+C analysis revealed Myxobacteria II book the two groups are quite unrelated.

Habitat: Myxobacteria are generally found in areas rich in. M Dworkin and D Kaiser (eds) () Myxobacteria II. American Society for Microbiology. M Dworkin () Recent advances in the social and developmental biology of the myxobacteria. Microbiological Revi Websites: "The Myxobacteria Web page".

In this book, expert myxobiologists describe important recent advances in understanding the behaviour of these bacteria at a molecular and cellular level. The book covers ecology, genomics and cell biology as well as modelling and simulation on topics including motility, development and their associated genetic regulatory networks.

Authors provide the most up-to-date overview on. Myxobacteria are renowned for the ability to sporulate within fruiting bodies whose shapes are species-specific. The capacity to build those multicellular structures arises from the ability of M.

xanthus to organize high cell-density swarms, in which the cells tend to be aligned with each other while constantly in motion. The intrinsic polarity of rod-shaped cells lays the foundation, and Cited by: References. 1- Myxobacteria II M. Dworkin and D.

Kaiser (eds) American Society for Microbiology Press. 2- Pfister, D.H. Roland Thaxter and the myxobacteria in Myxobacteria II M.

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Dworkin and D. Kaiser (eds) p American Society for Microbiology Press. Myxobacteria form fruiting bodies. Hard to believe these guys are 'only' bacteria. This video was taken from I wanted. Myxobacteria are amongst the top producers of natural products. The diversity and unique structural properties of their secondary metabolites is what make these social microbes highly attractive for drug discovery.

Screening of products derived from these bacteria has revealed a puzzling amount of hits against infectious and non-infectious human diseases. Molecular biologists have made great strides in understanding the genetics and molecular mechanisms that underlie social behavior in Myxococcus xanthus and a few other species.

This chapter describes research on general ecological and evolutionary issues with the myxobacteria such as their diversity and distribution, population structure, and issues relating to their Cited by: Fifty-eight terrestrial and salt-tolerant myxobacteria were isolated from the saline-alkaline soils collected from Xinjiang, China.

Based on the morphologies and the 16S rRNA gene sequences, these isolates were assigned into 6 genera, Myxococcus, Cystobacter, Corallococcus, Sorangium, Nannocystis and Polyangium.

All the strains grew better with 1% NaCl than without NaCl.

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Myxobacteria have been shown to produce a peculiar RNA-DNA complex called msDNA, in which a single-stranded DNA is branched out from a RNA molecule (msdRNA) by a. The myxobacteria ("slime bacteria") are a group of bacteria that usuallly live in the feed on insoluble organic substances.

They have very large genomes compared to other bacteria. Myxobacteria are included in the delta group of proteobacteria, a large group of Gram-negative forms. Myxobacteria move by gliding on the surface. They travel in swarms with many cells Kingdom: Bacteria. Myxobacteria II M. Dworkin and D.

Kaiser (eds) American Society for Microbiology Press. This is a collection of chapters from individual laboratories, on different aspects of the myxobacteria. It is the most comprehensive and detailed. Mycobacterium is a genus of Actinobacteria, given its own family, the species are recognized in this genus.

This genus includes pathogens known to cause serious diseases in mammals, including tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and leprosy (Mycobacterium leprae) in humans.

The Greek prefix myco-means "fungus," alluding to the Order: Actinomycetales. • Myxobacteria actively grow over asolid surface to receive nutrients (swarming), to the edge of the swarm, where there are few cells and is less competition for nutrients.

• In center- cells compete for nutrient, oxygen, i.e. why, form flat spreading swarms on agar and able to eliminate their wastes readily. The myxobacteria are Gram-negative, unicellular, gliding bacteria with rod-shaped vegetative cells (Fig.

Because of their gliding movement, colonies develop as thin, film-like, spreading swarms, particularly on media low in organic constituents (lean media) (Fig. Myxobacteria (Greek myxa- slime) a group of Gram-negative (see GRAM'S STAIN), AEROBIC, gliding BACTERIA, within the PURPLE BACTERIA, that characteristically form fruiting bacteria move by gliding and leave a trail of slime.

Bacterial CELLS aggregate, many undergo LYSIS, the remainder become resting SPORES (myxospores) contained within a stalked. Myxobacteria are also noted for other multicellular behaviors such as swarming, rippling, elasticotaxis and predation (Whitworth, ).

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The goal. Cheating is a potential problem in any social system that depends on cooperation and in which actions that benefit a group are costly to individuals that.

Amy brings to Izun both academic research and managerial experience gained in the educational and business sectors. Rosenbluh’s areas of research include microbiology and genetics; she holds a patent and has published numerous articles, as well as a chapter in the book, Myxobacteria II. Myxobacteriaceae synonyms, Myxobacteriaceae pronunciation, Myxobacteriaceae translation, English dictionary definition of Myxobacteriaceae.

Noun 1. Myxobacteriaceae - bacteria living mostly in soils and on dung family Myxobacteriaceae, family Polyangiaceae, Polyangiaceae bacteria family - a.

Myxobacteria display a wide range of social adaptations thatareusedinfeeding, movement, social behaviors involve thousands ofcells and are depen-dent on three interrelated properties ofthe cells: the secre-tion of many types of molecules, gliding motility, and cell-cell contact-mediated interactions.

Myxobacteria re-Cited by: myxobacterium (mĭk′sō-băk-tîr′ē-əm) n. myxobacteria (-tîr′ē-ə) Any of numerous rod-shaped, aerobic, gram-negative bacteria of the order Myxococcales that move by gliding and have a complex life cycle in which vegetative cells aggregate into fruiting bodies and differentiate into desiccation-resistant spores.

Aims: To evaluate the patterns of the production of antimicrobial compounds by Israeli myxobacteria newly isolated from soil samples and barks by a battery of isolation and purification methods.

Methods and Results: A total of myxobacteria belonging to five of the 12 described genera, were isolated from 48 soil and 45 tree bark samples collected in different areas inside .Considering the mere snapshot of myxobacteria included in this analysis, these untapped BGCs exemplify the potential for natural product discovery from myxobacteria.

Full article (This article belongs to the Special Issue Actinobacteria and Myxobacteria—Important Resources for Novel Antibiotics ).Mycobacteria AEROBIC, non-motile, rod-shaped Gram-positive BACTERIA (see GRAM'S STAIN), some of which are found in are important PATHOGENS of man and ANIMALS, for example Mycobacterium leprae, which is the causative agent of LEPROSY, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis which is the causative agent of name .