Thursday, April 20, 2017

Study discovers fundamental unit of cell size in bacteria

04/20/2017 04:37 PM EDT

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By applying mathematical models to a large number of experiments in which bacterial growth is inhibited, a team of physicists, biologists and bioengineers from the University of California, San Diego, developed a 'general growth law' that explains the relationship between the average cell size of bacteria and how fast they grow.


Full story at http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/study_discovers_fundamental_unit_of_cell_size_in_bacteria

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University of California, San Diego


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