Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Gas bubbles flowing within the gut of a termite. These are a result of methane and carbon dioxide that is produced as symbiont protozoa help digest the cellulose termites eat. Recorded under Nomarski with a horizontal field of view of approximately 800 microns.

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Keywords: biology, carbon dioxide, cellulose, cilia, ciliate, ciliated, ciliophora, close up, co2, d.i.c, dic, differential interference contrast, eastern subterranean, eating, eukaryotic, feeding, flagella, flagellate, flagellum, freshwater organisms, gas bubbles, invertebrate, methane, micro organisms, microbes, microbiology, microscope, microscopic, nomarski, one cell, one-celled, protist, protista, protozoa, reticuliterme flavipes, single cell, single-cell, stentor, swimming, symbiont, symbiosis, symbiotic, termite, zoology

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Gas bubbles in termite gut

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