Movies of swimming motility

Escherichia coli

Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Synechococcus


Movies of swarming motility

Escherichia coli swarm

Salmonella typhmurium swarm

Serratia marcescens swarm


Movies of gliding motility

Cytophaga

Mycoplasma mobile

Flavobacterium johnsoniae


Movies of Twitching motility

Pseudomonas aeruginosa


Other movies

Tethered bacteria

Escherichia coli patterns

Carpets and microchannels

Miscellaneous movies



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Movies


Fluorescently labeled E.coli.

Here is a collection of movies of swimming, swarming, twitching, gliding and tethered bacteria, cataloged on the left. The miscellaneous category includes a range of phenomena relevant to bacterial behavior. If you would like to download any of these files, click on Download files and then on the file of interest. The .mov files are QuickTime files suitable for playing over the web. The .avi files are less compressed and often at higher resolution, therefore much larger.