flagellin
(flaj\'ē-lin)
The protein used to construct the filament of a bacterial flagellum.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Flagellin — is a protein that arranges itself in a hollow cylinder to form the filament in bacterial flagellum. It has a mass of about 30,000 to 60,000 daltons. Flagellin is the principal substituent of bacterial flagellum, and is present in large amounts on …   Wikipedia

  • flagellin — flagellin. См. флагеллин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • flagellin — [flə jel′in, flə jel′ən] n. the protein that forms the flagella of bacteria * * * fla·gel·lin (flə jĕlʹĭn) n. The chief protein component of bacterial flagella. * * * …   Universalium

  • flagellin — [flə jel′in, flə jel′ən] n. the protein that forms the flagella of bacteria …   English World dictionary

  • flagellin — Any member of a class of proteins containing the amino acid, ε N methyllysine; this class represents the main protein component of the flagella of bacteria. * * * fla·gel·lin flə jel ən n a polymeric protein that is the chief …   Medical dictionary

  • flagellin — noun Etymology: flagellum + 1 in Date: 1955 a polymeric protein that is the chief constituent of bacterial flagella and that determines the specificity of the flagellum in eliciting an immune response …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flagellin — Subunit protein (40 kD) of the bacterial flagellum …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • flagellin — noun The main protein in the flagella of bacteria …   Wiktionary

  • Flagellin — Fla|gel|lin [lat. flagellum = Geißel, Peitsche; ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: aus Bakteriengeißeln isolierte Glykoproteine …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Flagellin — Flagelli̱n [zu ↑Flagelle] s; s, e: antigenes Protein der ↑Flagelle (1) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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