AOINT234: Bacteria in biovermiculations

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Mixture of bacterial cell types in biovermiculations in Cueva de las Sardinas.

Epifluorescent microscopy allows us to see the bacterial rods, which are stained with acridine orange. The field of view is approximately 195 microns across. Note the very large cigar-shaped bacteria.

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