ID#: 10992
Caption: Under a very high magnification of 15000X, this scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image revealed the presence of a single, Gram-negative, Salmonella typhimurium bacterium, which was imaged right at the point where it was completing the process of cell division, resulting in the formation of two separate organisms. This dividing bacterium had been isolated from a pure culture. See PHIL 10993 for a colorized version of this image.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Bette Jensen
Creation Date: 2009
Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
CDC Organization
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