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Super symmetry in cell division

Bacterial cells can be sculpted into different shapes using nanofabricated chambers and then used to explore the spatial adaptation of protein oscillations that play an important role in cell division.

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Figure 1: Min proteins oscillate along the symmetry axes of a wide variety of cell shapes.


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Huang, K. Super symmetry in cell division. Nature Nanotech 10, 655–656 (2015).

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