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E. coli Bacteria

Elasticity measurements on E. coli bacteria. Due to the visco-elastic nature of the cells, the contact portions of the force curves show a smaller slope and large hysteresis compared to control curves taken on the surface. 3 µm scan. Courtesy of M. Ferguson, Occidental College.

Date: 16th November 17

Last Updated: February 20, 2019, 5:23 pm

Author: Asylum Research

Category: Asylum Gallery Image