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Unformatted text preview: Ch2_1 Due: 6:00pm on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Note: You will receive no credit for late submissions. To learn more, read your instructor's Grading Policy [ Switch to Standard Assignment View] You should make a serious attempt at these problems before your September 1 workshop. You only have a couple of hours after the work shop to make final adjustments before the due time !! You will do poorly in the work shop if you are unprepared. !! If you need help consult the Help Blog and/or visit the help room. Problem 1.56 The bacterium Escherichia coli (or E. coli ) is a single-celled organism that lives in the gut of healthy humans and animals. Its body shape can be modeled as a 2 -long cylinder with a 1 diameter, and it has a mass of . Its chromosome consists of a single double-stranded chain of DNA 700 times longer than its body length. The bacterium moves at a constant speed of 20 , though not always in the same direction....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course PHY 121 taught by Professor Stephens during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08