A group of researchers finds rheotactic behavior in Mycoplasma

A group of researchers, including Professor Takayuki Nishizaka, Department of Physics, Gakushuin University, published a paper in PLOS Pathogens, reporting that they have found rheotactic behavior in Mycoplasma, moving against fluid flow.

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About the article

Authors: Daisuke Nakane, Yoshiki Kabata and Takayuki Nishizaka

Title: Cell shape controls rheotaxis in small parasitic bacteria

Journal: PLOS Pathogens 18: e1010648

DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010648