DR. W.J. INGLEDEW / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR. W.J. INGLEDEW / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Transmission electron micrograph, freeze-etched, of Nitrobacter agilis, a chemolithotroph bacteria which oxidises nitrogen compounds for energy. These cells are pear-shaped with an invaginated & convoluted membrane system at one end. Seen here in longitudinal and cross section - the convoluted end. Magnification: X 60, 000 at 6x6cm size.
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