Image of the Day: Protein Hypnosis

The proteins MinD and MinE, involved in keeping E. coli cells oriented during cell division, oscillate across a synthetic membrane.

The Scientist Staff
Dec 7, 2016

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(See Vecchiarelli et al., “Membrane-bound MinDE complex acts as a toggle switch that drives Min oscillation coupled to cytoplasmic depletion of MinD,” PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1600644113, 2016.)

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