Average number of helical flagellar filaments

Value 4 Flagella
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Berg HC. The rotary motor of bacterial flagella. Annu Rev Biochem. 2003 72 :19-54 p.20 bottom paragraphPubMed ID12500982
Comments "A cell is propelled by a set of four helical flagellar filaments (four, on average) that arise at random points on its sides and extend several body lengths out into the external medium."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109340