11299D

11299D
Caption: Cyanobacterium (Dermocarpa violacea). Transmission electron micrograph of a thin section of the cell showing internal cellular details, such as, thylakoids (photosynthetic membranes - green), phycobilisomes (purple), mesosomes (orange), nucleoid regions containing DNA (pink), polyhedral bodies, cell membrane and mucilaginous sheath / glycocalyx (olive green). This cyanobacterium (prokaryote) is a salt water, unicellular, endospore forming genus that reproduces by multiple fission producing motile baeocytes.
Magnification*: x5,335
Type: TEM
Copyright 2003 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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