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YANKING THE CHAIN: PULLING ON BACTERIAL FLAGELLA TO TRIGGER POLYMORPHIC TRANSFORMATIONS

Authors Howard C. Berg & Nicholas C. Darnton In many of the bacteria that swim by rotating helical flagella, the flagellum itself is not a simple, passive propeller.…

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E. COLI SWIM ON THE RIGHT-HAND SIDE

Real-time movie of E. coli cells swimming in 10 micron wide, 1.5 micron high, poly(dimethylsiloxane) microchannels with soft, agar floors. The majority of cells are swimming on the…

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HOWARD BERG: STUDIES ON E. COLI IN MOTION

The Bacterial Movie Theater of Professor Howard Berg shows nothing but action films. Harking back to the early days of motion pictures, these movies are silent and shot…

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