Effect of Bound AMPs from Fish Gills on E. coli. (image) Worcester Polytechnic Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Fluorescence microscopy images of E. coli. cells cultured with silicon crystals that were coated with antimicrobial peptides. The green cells are alive, while the cells in red are dead. On the left, the peptides were bound flat on the silicon crystals. On the right, the peptides were bound vertically. Credit Worcester Polytechnic Institute 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.