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Identical Bacteria Strains Respond Differently to Sugars

Caption: Individual bacteria within a uniform population display different responses depending on the selected sugar. In this illustration, blue bacteria are consuming the sugar, whereas white bacteria are not.

Credit: Chase Beisel

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