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30.7 x 40.9 cm ⏐ 12.1 x 16.1 in (300dpi)
DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
False-colour scanning electron micrograph of crystals of monosodium glutamate (MSG), a well known food flavouring. It is a white crystalline powder prepared from wheat gluten and other proteins. It has a meaty flavour which is used to enhance other food. Magnification: x14 at 6x4.5cm size.
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