LUKE JERRAM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LUKE JERRAM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Escherichia coli bacterium, glass sculpture. This sculpture was designed by the British artist Luke Jerram in consultation with virologists and created in collaboration with glass blowers. The sculpture features a pair of long tail-like flagella, a transparent outer cell wall covered with hair-like pili and an inner opaque model of deoxyribonecleic acid (DNA). The sculpture measures 105 centimetres in length.
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