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Terrestrial Alga

Representative force-extension curve from the adhesive of a terrestrial alga. While the sawtooth patterns are a standard signature of modular proteins unfolding, a unique feature of this measurement is that the unfolding occurs both on the approach curve and the retract curve. Courtesy of A. Mostaert, Jarvis Group, Trinity College, Dublin.

Date: 16th November 17

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

Author: Asylum Research

Category: Asylum Gallery Image