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Contact: Lynn Yarris
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

E. coli Making Fuel

Caption: Once E. coli have secreted oil, they sequester themselves from the droplets as shown by this optical image, thereby facilitating oil recovery.

Credit: Image by Eric Steen, JBEI

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