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Geobacter Pili and Nanowire Network

Caption: A transmission electron micrograph of Geobacter sulfurreducens cells synthesizing a network of protein nanofilaments which exhibit metallic-like conductivity.

Credit: Geobacter photo by Anna Klimes and Ernie Carbone, UMass Amherst

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