11299C

11299C
Caption: Cyanobacterium (Dermocarpa violacea). Transmission electron micrograph of a thin section of the cell showing internal cellular details, such as, thylakoids (photosynthetic membranes), phycobilisomes, mesosomes, nucleoid regions containing DNA, polyhedral bodies, cell membrane and mucilaginous sheath / glycocalyx. 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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