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Streptococcus bacteria. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of chains of Streptococcus bacteria with Streptomyces coelicoflavus bacteria in the background. Streptococcus bacteria are an example of cocci (round bacteria) that form chains. There are over 50 species of Streptococcus bacteria, some of which cause disease in humans. Streptomyces coelicoflavus is a filamentous soil bacterium.
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