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 Escherichia coli Gram stain 100x p000008

    Micrograph Escherichia coli Gram stain 100x p000008

    Overview

    This micrograph was taken at 400X total magnifcation on a brightfield microscope. The subject is Escherichia coli cells grown in broth culture overnight at 37 degrees Celsius. The cells were heat-fixed to a slide and Gram stained prior to visualization.

    Image credit: Emily Fox

    micrograph

    White background with hundreds of small, pink, rod-shaped Escherichia coli cells scattered across.White background with hundreds of small, pink, rod-shaped Escherichia coli cells scattered across.