Thiobacillus ferrooxidans, SEM

Thiobacillus ferrooxidans, SEM

C032/2013 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans (also known as Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans), rod-shaped, chemolithotrophic bacterium. It lives in pyrite deposits and metabolizes iron and sulphur, producing sulfuric acid as a by product. T. ferrooxidans is responsible for the oxidation of iron and inorganic sulphur compounds in areas such a mine tailings and coal deposits. Magnification: x2,200 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.

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

Keywords: 04bacilli, 24377a, acidithiobacillaceae, acidithiobacillales, acidithiobacillia, acidithiobacillus, airborne, bacillus, bacteria, bacterium, chemolithotrophe, chemolithotrophic, chemolitotrophic, colored, coloured, deposits, electron, environment, eubacteria, extreme, extremophile, extremophiles, false-colored, false-coloured, ferrooxidans, fresh, freshwater, inorganic, iron, metabolism, microbe, microbes, micrograph, microorganism, microorganisms, oxidation, oxidizing, proteobacteria, pyrite, rod, scanning, sem, shaped, soil, sulphides, sulphur, thiobacillus, thiosulphates, water

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