Correction to: Nature Microbiology, published online 14 February 2022.

In the version of this article initially published, in the first sentence of the last paragraph of the “Generation of AlgoCIS mutants” section in the Methods now reading “The in-frame deletions of the AlgoCIS genes were generated utilizing our pCHIP3 suicide plasmid (Extended Data Fig. 4e),” Extended Data Fig. 5e was originally cited in error. Further, ref. 49 has been updated with complete publication information, as below. The errors have been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.

49. Weiss, G. L. et al. Structure of a thylakoid-anchored contractile injection system in multicellular cyanobacteria. Nat. Microbiol. (2022).