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What does flagella do?

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2012-08-29 00:47:58
2012-08-29 00:47:58

the long strands that move the cell and clean it the cilia is like this except they are shorter.

NIBF: sometimes bacteria can use flagella to stick to surfaces, but when thinking about flagella in a broad sense, it is use for movement

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