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Polarity as a basic principle of bacterial cell organization

Author:
Duda, V. I.
Source:
Microbiology 2017 v.86 no.4 pp. 417-422
ISSN:
0026-2617
Subject:
bacteria, cell polarity, chromosomes
Abstract:
The article presents an overview of the topical fundamental issue of cell biology, the phenomenon of cell polarity. The concepts of generative pole and transversion of bipolarity to multipolarity are introduced. A thesis that the basic principle of the organization of a living cell is bipolarity of its basic structural elements, such as chromosomes, replisomes, and generative poles, is formulated. Promising areas of research on the problem are considered.
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5763328