Micrograph Bacillus subtilis 48h endospore 1000X p000063
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
Light background with mixture of pink rods, pink rods with green endospores inside, and released green endospores.