The Question of Bacterial Flagellae (Zur Frage der Bakterien-Geisseln)
ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD
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The theory that motile bacteria are motivated by flagellae is questioned in this report. Instead, it is demonstrated that the movement occurs through a spiral motion of the body of the bacterium and that the capsule of the bacteria consists of spiral filaments which in stained material resemble flagellae.