Bacterial Mating Protein in Bacillus Subtilis

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Submitted by Melanie Berkmen of the Grossman Laboratory in the Department of Biology

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Melanie Berkmen
Grossman Laboratory, Department of Biology
Epi-Fluorescence Micrograph

"This image is of the bacterium we study -- Bacillus subtilis.  It shows the bacterial mating ATPas ConE (green) associating with the membrane (red), predominantly at the cell poles.  Nucleoid DNA is shown in blue."