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Filamentous appendages

Composed of subunits of proteins that form a helical chain.

Flagella

Provides the most common mechanism of motility.

Pili

Different types of pili have different functions.The common types, often called fimbriae, enable cells to adhere to surfaces. A few types mediate twitching or gliding motility. Sex pili are involved in a mechanism of DNA transfer.

Surface layers

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