BacterioFiles 349: Magnet Microbes Make Millivolts

July 30, 2018

This episode: Bacteria that contain tiny magnets can generate an electric current!

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Show Notes:

Microbe of the episode: Mamastrovirus 2

Journal Paper:
Smit B.A., Van Zyl E., Joubert J.J., Meyer W., Prévéral S., Lefèvre C.T., Venter S.N. 2018. Magnetotactic bacteria used to generate electricity based on Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction. Lett Appl Microbiol 66:362–367.

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