Borrelia bacteria, causing Lyme disease, forms biofilm and Suel and his team found out that bacteria living in biofilm communities communicate with others through proteins called "ion channels", an electrical signaling method similar to neurons in the human brain.

Borrelia bacteria, causing Lyme disease, forms biofilm and Suel and his team found out that bacteria living in biofilm communities communicate with others through proteins called "ion channels", an electrical signaling method similar to neurons in the human brain.



The same biologists who recently found that bacteria resolve social conflicts within their communities and communicate with one another like neurons in the…
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