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Three-dimensional structure of the bacterium Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, including membrane (purple), nucleoid (yellow), ribosomes (dark red), and dense granules (green). Bdellovibrio is a predatory bacteria species that can invade other bacteria. It kills and eats its prey from the inside and then reproduces.
See also www.electron.nci.nih.gov/.
|Topics/Categories:||Science and Technology -- Laboratory Techniques/Equipment|
|Type:||Color, Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|
|Creator:||Donald Bliss (NLM), Sriram Subramaniam|
|Date Created:||March 2011|
|Date Added:||December 3, 2015|
|Reuse Restrictions:||None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.|