Author:
Emily Fox
Subject:
Environmental Science, Health, Medicine and Nursing, Biology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Level:
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 48h endospore 1000X p000063

    Micrograph Bacillus subtilis 48h endospore 1000X p000063

    Overview

    This micrograph was taken at 1000X total magnifcation on a brightfield microscope. The subject is Bacillus subtilis cells were grown in broth culture for 48 hours at 30 degrees Celsius. The cells were heat-fixed to a slide and stained with malachite green (endospores) and safranin red (vegetative cells) prior to visualization.

    Image credit: Emily Fox

    Micrograph

    Light background with mixture of pink rods, pink rods with green endospores inside, and released green endospores.

    Light background with mixture of pink rods, pink rods with green endospores inside, and released green endospores.