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Counterclockwise Circular Motion of Bacteria Swimming at the Air-Liquid Interface

Abstract : Flagellar propulsion of swimming Escherichia coli produces circling clockwise motions near planar solid surfaces. Counterclockwise motion was first reported near air-TN medium interfaces, showing that slip at the interface is a key parameter of bacterial swimming.
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Laurence Lemelle, Jean-François Palierne, Elodie Chatre, Christophe Place. Counterclockwise Circular Motion of Bacteria Swimming at the Air-Liquid Interface. Journal of Bacteriology, American Society for Microbiology, 2010, 192 (23), pp.6307-6308. ⟨10.1128/JB.00397-10⟩. ⟨insu-00681342⟩

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