21198B

21198B
Caption: Nitrosomonas sp. - gram negative, aerobic, rod prokaryote. A obligate chemolithotrophic, nitrifying bacterium that oxidizes ammonia to nitrite (first step in two step process of nitrification). Habitats incude: soil, sewage, fresh water and marine ecosystems.
Magnification*: x2,200
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 21198B,aerobic,bacilli,bacillus,bacteria,bacterium,chemolithotrophic,Gram negative,Gram-negative,marine,nitrification,nitrifying,nitrifying bacteria,Nitrosomonas,Nitrosomonas europaea,prokaryote,rod,salt water,sea water,soil,SEM,soil bacteria,soil bacterium,soil microbe,soil organism,02.01.08a