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Unformatted text preview: • Circle the correct answer: o Permanent changes are made in the DNA of the mother cell/forespore during sporulation. Do these changes affect progeny cells? • Know the three steps of germination Fruiting Body Formation and Sporulation in Myxococcus • What is a fruiting body ? • What are the 2 distinct nutritional categories of Myxobacteria and how do they differ from one another? • How can Myxobacteria kill other microbes and why would they do so? • What are the 2 systems of gliding motility that Myxobacteria utilize? Describe each system and how they differ from one another. o What are the two essential structures used for social motility? • What is aggregation and how is it triggered? • Within a fruiting body, there are two subpopulations. Name these subpopulations and what their eventual fate is. Why do the yellow cells lyse? • What is the purpose of a fruiting body?...
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- Spring '11
- Bacteria, Random walk, myxobacteria, Define tactic response, tactic responses, tactic behavior