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University of California - Davis

Cells and Cell Fragments in An Electric Field

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Caption: Both whole cells and cell fragments that break off move in an electric field, but in opposite directions. Electric fields may guide cells into wounded tissue to speed repair.

Credit: Min Zhao and Alex Mogilner, UC Davis.

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