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Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

Bacteria

Caption: Bacteria that divide their metabolic labor (left colony) grow faster than bacterial cells that produce all amino acids on their own (right colony).

Credit: Samay Pande, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

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