Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: FlaI monomers arrange themselves into six-unit rings resembling a crown. Releasing a phosphate from ATP energizes a series of conformational changes that drive assembly and motility of the archaellum.
Credit: Reindl et al, Berkeley Lab and MIP
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