a: Flagellum ~
b: a well-designed nanomachine

What: "As the ions flow into the flagellar cell, the rotor in the basal body revolves at up to 300 revolutions per second, so that the flagellar filament revolves like a propeller and causes the bacterium to move forward. The flagellum is like a well-designed nanomachine."

Writer: Koji Yonekura
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Oct 29 2013 3:50 PM

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