23858B

23858B
Caption: Nitrobacter sp. - Gram-negative, aerobic, rod prokaryote. An obligate chemolithotrophic, nitrifying bacterium that nitrogen-based nitrite compounds in to nitrate, the second step in the two-step process of nitrification (in the first step Nitrosomonas spp. oxidizes ammonia to nitrite). Habitats include: soil, sewage, fresh water and marine ecosystems.
Magnification*: x2,200
Type: SEM
Copyright 2006 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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