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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Microbial Motile Structures

Caption: The motile structures in Bacteria and Archaea: the archaellum (center) functions like a bacterial flagellum but its structure resembles a bacterial Type IV pilus.

Credit: Sonja-Verena Albers of the MacPlanck Institute of Terrestrial Microbiology

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