Sugars influence cell-to-surface adhesion | EurekAlert! Science News

IMAGE: Flagella-mediated adhesion and gliding by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (green alga) on a solid surface (top). Using TIRF microscopy, these dynamics can be visualized and analysed (bottom). view more  Credit: Lara Hoepfner How can cells adhere to surfaces and move on them? This is a question which was investigated by an international team of researchers headed by […]