External Prokaryotic Cell Walls - Fimbriae and Pili
how are fimbriae and pili structured ?
thin straight, hair-like
what is pili composed of?
what is pillin ?
protein that makes up pili
Both Fimbriae and Pili are
more common in Gram - cells
how is a pilus and fimbria different in size?
Fimbra are shorter and smaller around, Pilus are longer, bigger around
How do fimbriae and pili differ on the amount on the cell?
There are many on the cell for fimbriae and a few on the cell for pili.
what is fimbriae mainly for?
mostly for attachment
what are pili maining for?