Neisseria gonorrhoeae (image) University of North Carolina Health Care Share Print E-Mail Caption Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Emanating from the cell bodies are Pili -- protein polymers involved in movement, adhesion, and DNA transformation. Credit Nicholas Lab, UNC School of Medicine Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.