Basidiobolus haptosporus. One subspherical spore which has been produced by replication and one adhesive spore produced by replication Read More
Gram-stained preparation of Bacillus subtilis showing rods, and spores (empty areas). (approx. 1000 X). Taken from the Wistreich Collection. Read More
Irregular, umbonate, opaque Bacillus subtilis colonies on the surface of a nutrient agar plate. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Poisons are unleashed when colonies of bacteria get too close, creating a toxic no-man's land in between.
Research by Eshel Ben-Jacob of the University of California, San Diego's, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, Ben-Jacob of Tel Aviv University, Avraham Be'er of the University of T... Read More
Exophiala jeanselmei hyphae in walls of 'cyst'. Phaeohyphomycosis Read More
A clear view of a Spirogyra filament showing the spiral chloroplast. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
A new genus of beta-Proteobacteria has been isolated from bioreactors treating oxalate wastes that are produced by Bayer refining of bauxite into alumina. The bacteria are indigenous to the alumina refinery environment and are capable of removing up to 40 tonnes of oxalate wastes produced on sit... Read More
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has just published a page that offers several public domain images of the H1N1 virus and several 3D graphical representations of seasonal influenza virus. There is also an image of the CDC developed PCR diagnostic test to detect novel H1N1 virus. The images a... Read More
Escherichia coli use long, whip-like structures called flagella to propel themselves. Motors in the cell's wall spin the flagella into bundles that rotate counter-clockwise, creating a twist that causes the bacterium to rotate clockwise, or towards the right when viewed from above.
Insight in... Read More
This is a fungal colony in PES COLLEGE, BANGALORE , INDIA .Read More
Colonies of Histoplasma capsulatum growning on blood agar plates. Incubated at 30C. Note glabrous colonies without aerial mycelium Read More
H1N1 Mass Vaccination Clinic poster from a high school located in NorthWest, DC, November 6, 2009. Read More
A dying pelican crawls away from the surf to die on the beach of Paita, Peru on May 2, 2012. According to Peruvian vice minister of Environment, Gabriel Quijandria, the cause of death of thousands of fish, sea birds and diverse animal wildlife that has been washing ashore in the northern coasts ... Read More
Magnified 1000X, this Liefson’s flagella stained photomicrograph revealed the presence of a number of flagellated Brevundimonas diminuta, formerly known as Pseudomonas diminuta.
After having run DNA-rRNA hybridization studies, the genus Brevundimonas has been reclassified as a member of the p... Read More
b324-1 clostridium ramosum, peptostreptococcus spp, peptococcus spp and bacteroides fragilis Read More
Listeria monocytogenes. Gram stain from BHI broth at 36 hours (1000X) Read More
Tangential sections of hyphae of Mortierella sp. in a skin ulcer Read More
When I first saw this photomicrograph of Haemophilus influenzae via immunofluorescence, I thought of the opening days of the first Gulf War, when CNN showed wall to wall images of the bombing of Baghdad. The crude nightvision technologies available at the time rendered everything in that green/... Read More