Atomic Force Microscope (image) University of Missouri-Columbia Share Print E-Mail Caption Gavin King worked with Linda Randall, professor emerita of biochemistry. Randall verified the transportation function of E.coli cells outside of their natural environment. Once verified, the samples were sent to King where King's team used an atomic force microscope, pictured here, to study the movement of the E.coli proteins. Credit University of Missouri Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.