Growth in width and FtsZ ring longitudinal positioning in a gammaproteobacterial symbiont.

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Leisch, Nikolaus; Verheul, Jolanda; Heindl, Niels R.; Gruber-Vodicka, Harald R.; Pende, Nika; den Blaauwen, Tanneke; Bulgheresi, Silvia;

Rod-shaped bacteria usually grow in length and place their FtsZ ring and division site at midcell, perpendicular to their long axis [1,2]. Here, we provide morphometric and immunocytochemical evidence that a nematode-associated gammaproteobacterium [3,4] grows in width,... View more
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