Swimming speed

Range ~30 μm/sec
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Maeda K, Imae Y, Shioi JI, Oosawa F. Effect of temperature on motility and chemotaxis of Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1976 Sep127(3):1039-46. p.1045 right column top paragraph and p.1042 fig.5PubMed ID783127
Comments "The bacteria in the temperature gradient in Fig. 2 experience the temperature change of at most 0.06°C/s around 30°C, according to calculations from the swimming speed of about 30µm/sec."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108082