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Floral pattern emerging as two bacterial species, motile Acinetobacter baylyi (red) and non-motile Escherichia coli (green), are grown together for 48 hours on 1% agar surface from a small inoculum in the center of a Petri dish.
See 6557 for a photo of this process at 24 hours on 0.75% agar surface.
See 6553 for another photo of this process at 48 hours on 1% agar surface.
See 6556 for a photo of this process at 72 hours on 0.5% agar surface.
See 6550 for a video of this process.
L. Xiong et al, eLife 2020;9: e48885
Liyang Xiong and Lev Tsimring, BioCircuits Institute, UCSD
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