Thursday, 9 January 2014

Inner workings of bacterial ‘black box’ – amazing video

Using a pioneering visualization method, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) made what are, in effect, movies of this complex and vital cellular machinery being assembled inside living cells. They observed that bacteria build these internal compartments in a way never seen in plant, animal and other eukaryotic cells.

For further details see the Genome Institute

Posted by Tim Sandle