Symmetry and scale orient Min protein patterns in shaped bacterial sculptures

Abstract

The boundary of a cell defines the shape and scale of its subcellular organization. However, the effects of the cell's spatial boundaries as well as the geometry sensing and scale adaptation of intracellular molecular networks remain largely unexplored. Here, we show that living bacterial cells can be 'sculpted' into defined shapes, such as squares and… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2015.126

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