Homepage»Biology»Bacteria Biology DNA & Cells Nature Bacteria By Bernard on May 28, 2015 / 0 Comments stromatolites – oldest fossils on earth build fractal structures 1 Fractal morphogenesis by a bacterial cell population. 2 bacteria colonies exhibit fractal patterns 3 Fractal patterns spontaneously emerge during bacterial cell growth 1. Akai J, Akiyama S, Tsuchiyama A, Akai K. Ocean manganese nodules as stromatolite with a fractal like-signature. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C. 2013;58-60:42-48. doi:10.1016/j.pce.2013.04.004. 2. Matsuyama T, Matsushita M. Fractal morphogenesis by a bacterial cell population. Crit Rev Microbiol. 1993;19(2):117-135. 3. Rudge TJ, Federici F, Steiner PJ, Kan A, Haseloff J. Cell Polarity-Driven Instability Generates Self-Organized, Fractal Patterning of Cell Layers. ACS Synth Biol. 2013;2(12):705-714. doi:10.1021/sb400030p. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.