New insights into the architecture and dynamics of archaella (3 tweets)

Archaea swim by means of a unique molecular machine called the archaellum. The archaellum consists of an ATP-powered intracellular motor that drives the rotation of an extracellular filament, allowing the cell to rapidly propel itself through liquid media.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.01.462426