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S. pombe yeast. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Schizosaccharomyces pombe yeast. S. pombe is a single-celled fungus that is studied widely as a model organism for eukaryotic cell division. It is a rod-shaped yeast that grows by elongation at its ends. It replicates by binary fission. Magnification: x6500 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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