Author:
Emily Fox
Subject:
Environmental Science, Health, Medicine and Nursing, Biology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Level:
High School, Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
Tags:
  • Bacteria
  • Microbiology
  • Micrograph
  • Microscope
  • Microscopy
  • Stain
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Graphics/Photos

    Micrograph Bacillus subtilis Gram stain 100x p000012

    Micrograph Bacillus subtilis Gram stain 100x p000012

    Overview

    This micrograph was taken at 100X total magnifcation on a brightfield microscope. The subject is Bacillus subtilis cells grown in broth culture overnight at 30 degrees Celsius. The cells were heat-fixed to a slide Gram stained prior to visualization.

    Image credit: Emily Fox

    Micrograph

    White background with thousands of individual and chains of dark purple, rod-shaped cells.

    White background with thousands of individual and chains of dark purple, rod-shaped cells.