Flagella

Some articles on flagella:

Subcellular - Structures Outside The Cell Membrane - Prokaryotic - Flagella
... Flagella are organelles for cellular mobility ... The bacterial flagellum stretches from cytoplasm through the cell membrane(s) and extrudes through the cell wall ...
Opisthokont - Flagella
... One common characteristic of opisthokonts is that flagellate cells, such as most animal sperm and chytrid spores, propel themselves with a single posterior flagellum ... This gives the group its name ...
CDC14 - Distribution of Cdc14 Through Evolution
... the presence of Cdc14 in a species and whether that species makes flagella or cilia ... Whether flagella-anchoring basal bodies or centrioles involved in mitosis appeared first during evolution has been debated, but one theory is that flagella evolved first as a ...
Oxymonad - Characteristics
50 μm in size and have a single nucleus, associated with four flagella ... An associated fiber called the preaxostyle separates the flagella into two pairs ... A few oxymonads have multiple nuclei, flagella, and axostyles ...
Aquatic Locomotion - Micro-organisms - Flagellates
... uses the protons of an electrochemical gradient in order to move their flagella ... Torque in the flagella of bacteria is created by particles that conduct protons around the base of the flagellum ... The direction of rotation of the flagella in bacteria comes from the occupancy of the proton channels along the perimeter of the flagellar motor ...