Speed of Listeria pathogen in host cell

Range 0.25 to 1.46 in J774 cells: 0.12 to 0.35 in PtK2 cells μm/sec
Organism Bacteria Listeria monocytogenes
Reference Dabiri GA, Sanger JM, Portnoy DA, Southwick FS. Listeria monocytogenes moves rapidly through the host-cell cytoplasm by inducing directional actin assembly. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990 Aug87(16):6068-72. p.6069 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID2117270
Method Fluorescent microscopy of fixed and living J774 and PtK2 cells
Comments In mouse J774 cells and rat kangaroo PtK2 cells.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106833