TWiM explores the use of a bacterial protein to make highly conductive microbial nanowires, and how modulin proteins seed the formation of amyloid, a key component of S. aureus biofilms.
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Links for this episode
- Amyloid formation for S. aureus biofilms (eLife)
- Highly conductive microbial nanowires (Nat Chem Biol)
- Uncovering Nature’s electronics (Nature)
- Activating Nature’s electrical grid (Bioeng)
- Bacterial that exhale electricity (SyFyWire)
- Microbial transistors (TWiM 14)
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