A flagellum-specific chaperone facilitates assembly of the core type III export apparatus of the bacterial flagellum.

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Fabiani, Florian D; Renault, Thibaud T; Peters, Britta; Dietsche, Tobias; Gálvez, Eric J C; Guse, Alina; Freier, Karen; Charpentier, Emmanuelle; Strowig, Till; Franz-Wachtel, Mirita; Macek, Boris; Wagner, Samuel; Hensel, Michael; Erhardt, Marc;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: issn: 1544-9173, eissn: 1545-7885
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2002267
  • Subject: Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Many bacteria move using a complex, self-assembling nanomachine, the bacterial flagellum. Biosynthesis of the flagellum depends on a flagellar-specific type III secretion system (T3SS), a protein export machine homologous to the export machinery of the virulence-associa... View more
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