Typical wavelength of helical turn of flagellum

Range 2-2.5 µm
Organism bacteria
Reference Neidhardt F. C., Ingraham J.L., Schaechter M. Physiology of the Bacterial Cell. Sinauer Associates Inc. 1990. p. 49 1st paragraph
Comments The wavelength of the helical turns varies among species but is typically 2-2.5µm per turn.
Entered by Uri M
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