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Georgia Institute of Technology

Cell Experiencing Lysis (1 of 2)

Caption: This is a transmission electron microscopy image of a Streptococcus pyogenes cell experiencing lysis after exposure to the highly active enzyme PlyC.

Credit: Daniel Nelson, UMD

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