21177B

21177B
Caption: Halophilic bacterium. This pleomorphic, extremophile was found growing at high salinity (2.5 times normal sea water concentration). It is an unknown genus likely, Halomicrobium sp. or Halobacterium sp., from a group of bacteria, formerly called archaebacteria or Archaeobacteria, now called Archaea.
Magnification*: x2,000
Type: SEM
Copyright 2006 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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