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How dazzling bacteria get their rainbow

Six panels of images of colour development of IR1 colonies throughout their lifespan under different nutrient conditions.

A bacterial colony (top row) deprived of a complex sugar has different colours from a colony that received the nutrient. Both colonies are shown on days 1, 2 and 3 of growth. Credit: Van de Kerkhof, G. T. et al. J. R. Soc. Interface

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Nature 606, 11 (2022)



  1. Van de Kerkhof, G. T. et al. J. R. Soc. Interface (2022).

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