Bacteria Keep Out! The Benefits of Producing Mucilage

Image: Bacteria Keep Out! The Benefits of Producing Mucilage

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Microcystis ehrenbergii epifluorescence microscopy and stained with Sytox Green (a DNA stain that is excluded from live cells).  Bacterial cells on the outer mucilaginous sheath of this colony show as bright green dots.

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Image Dimensions: 648 x 648

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Location Taken: Pinto Lake, CA, US