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Figure 4

From: Developmental plasticity of bacterial colonies and consortia in germ-free and gnotobiotic settings

Figure 4

Induction of growth of F colonies on minimal medium (MMA) by maculae: a R macula; b M macula; c E. coli macula. (Day 7) Middle row: macroscopic appearance, top and bottom row – magnified details (see inserts the macroscopic structure). Note the smooth, non-interactive edges without scouts. d Helper colony of E. coli (arrow) in center of dense sowing of F. (Day 7). Bars: 1 cm in all macro-, 100 μm in all micro-photographs.

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