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Title: Bacteria Keep Out! The Benefits of Producing Mucilage
Description: 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.
Location: Pinto Lake, CA, USA
Date Taken: Sep 25 2009
Photographer: Barry Rosen , U.S. Geological Survey
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