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Mapping the Crinkles in Biofilms
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Mapping the Crinkles in Biofilms

Mapping the Crinkles in Biofilms
Editor's Pics

Mapping the Crinkles in Biofilms

Credit: Chenyi Fei et al.

Sticky patches of bacteria called biofilms often form intricate, crinkled, starburst-like patterns as they grow. This image shows the surface topography of a Vibrio cholerae biofilm after 40 hours of growth on 0.6% agar.

Mapping the Crinkles in Biofilms

Credit: Chenyi Fei et al.


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