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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccus

A coccus (plural cocci) is any bacterium that has a spherical, ovoid, or generally round shape. It is one of the three distinct bacterial shapes, the other two being ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-various-shapes-of-bacteria

The three most common bacterial cell shapes are cocci (spherical, from the Greek word for ... The MreB protein is a major factor in controlling the shape of the cell. Although scientists haven't agreed upon the exact mechanism, mutations to the ...

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Mar 11, 2015 ... Bacterial meningitis is also caused by a spherical bacteria. You have ... Their spiral shape makes it easy for them to penetrate other organisms.

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Five types of bacteria are: Coccus, Bacillus, Spirillum, Rickettsia, and Mycoplasma. ... Here are examples of bacteria that are spherical shaped (Coccus ):.

www.brighthub.com/science/medical/articles/114333.aspx

Feb 5, 2013 ... Bacteria comes in three general shapes: spherical, rod-shaped and ... The label cocci bacteria simply describes the shape of the bacteria, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1594593

Three broad considerations suggest that bacterial shapes are not accidental but are ..... However, because “spherical cells have the worst possible shape for ...

www.britannica.com/science/coccus-bacterial-shape

coccus: In microbiology, a spherical-shaped bacterium. Many species of bacteria have characteristic arrangements that are useful in identification. Pairs of cocci ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150713122031.htm

Jul 13, 2015 ... At the microscopic level, do the various shapes of bacteria also contribute to their survival? Does a spherical bacterium (coccus) have a better ...

blogs.scientificamerican.com/lab-rat/swirling-and-whirling-the-movement-of-spherical-bacteria

Jan 19, 2014 ... Spherical cells had always been assumed to be relatively sessile, due to their non-streamlined shape, however recent research on the bacteria ...