Pitch and diameter of left-handed flagella

Range Pitch ~2.5: Diameter ~0.5 µm
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Turner L, Ryu WS, Berg HC. Real-time imaging of fluorescent flagellar filaments. J Bacteriol. 2000 May182(10):2793-801. p.2793 right column top paragraphPubMed ID10781548
Comments "A normal filament is lefthanded and has a pitch of about 2.5µm and a diameter of about 0.5µm, while curly filaments are right-handed and have a smaller pitch and diameter."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109341