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Science & Medicine, Medicine

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Electric motors in bacteria (part 2)

August 30th, 2016

Episode 1307 of 1326 episodes

Dr Karl Kruszelnickiis fascinated by how bacteria rotate theirflagellum counter-clockwise, much like a manmade electric motor. But unlike the motors that humans make, this dynamic microscopic molecular machine is constantly being rebuilt and reconfigured on the run.

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