E. coli bacterium

E. coli bacterium

B230/0234 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 39.8MB

Downloadable file size: 6.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: E. coli bacterium. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of an Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacterium in the early stages of binary fission, the process by which the bacterium divides. This Gram-negative bacillus (rod-shaped) bacterium normally inhabits the human intestines. Under certain conditions it may undergo rapid division, which increases its numbers to such an extent that it causes infection. E. coli cause 80% of all urinary tract infections, travellers' diarrhoea and gastroenteritis in children. The hair-like appendages around the bacterium are pili, structures used for bacterial conjugation. Magnification: x17,500 at 6x7cm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: bacilli, bacillus, bacteria, bacterial, bacteriology, bacterium, binary fission, cell division, coloured, disease casuing, e. coli, electron micrograph, enterobacteria, escherichia coli, gram-negative, hair, hairs, images, infectious, magnified image, micro-organism, micro-organisms, microbe, microbes, microbiology, microscopic photos, pathogenic, pathology, pili, pilus, subjects, tem, transmission

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.