DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Clostridium sporogenes, Gram-positive, anaerobic, endospore-forming, rod prokaryote. Seen here are a rod-shaped, dividing, vegetative cell and an endospore-forming cell (bulbous shaped rod). Clostridium sporogenes is the organism most frequently used for conducting inoculated pack studies in low acid foods. Magnification: x5,000 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.
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