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Arizona State University

Depletion of ATP in E. coli

Caption: The depletion of ATP in cells of the bacterium Escherichia coli causes them to transition to a filamentous state and form dense lipid structures known as endoliposomes. The structures can be clearly observed in these transmission electron micrographs of increasing magnification.

Credit: The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University

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