Gliding motility is a form of actin-based motility in apicomplexans and diatoms that uses a large complex of proteins to link force generation by an internal actomyosin network to an external substrate. Other studies have shown more detail in this mechanism in the apicomplexa.
- Bacterial gliding – non-flagellar movement of bacteria on surfaces
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