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3 centimeters is about 15,000 times as long as an E. coli Bacterium
In other words, the length of an E. coli Bacterium is 0.0000670 times that amount.
(Escherichia coli) (rod-shaped configuration)
An rod-shaped E. coli bacterium measures about 0.0002 centimeters in length. A staple of biology labs, E. coli can reproduce in as little as twenty minutes.
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