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Indiana University

Flagellum

Caption: Scientists have learned a tiny molecular clutch disengages the flagellum's tail from the engine that powers its rotation. To see the full image, click the link below.

Credit: Zina Deretsky, NSF Illustration courtesy of the National Science Foundation

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Related news release: Microscopic 'clutch' puts flagellum in neutral


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