251140A

251140A
Caption: Sulfitobacter pontiacus - Gram-negative, sulfite-oxidizing, heterotrophic bacterium (prokaryote). Sulfitobacter pontiacus is a marine bacterium that is an obligate heterotroph that oxidizes sulfite. One of the first strains discovered was isolated from the Black Sea. Sulfitobacter pontiacus dominates the sulfate-forming population of the Black Sea.
Magnification*: x1,600
Type: SEM
Copyright 2009 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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