Bacterial chemotaxis: the five sensors of a bacterium

Curr Biol. 1998 Feb 26;8(5):R154-7. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(98)00098-0.


The components of the Escherichia coli chemosensory system have been identified and their activities characterized, but how sensory information is processed to give an integrated response remains an open question.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Chemoreceptor Cells / physiology*
  • Chemotaxis*
  • Escherichia coli / drug effects
  • Escherichia coli / physiology*
  • Models, Biological


  • Bacterial Proteins