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 Coccus Gram stain 1000x p000031

    Micrograph Coccus Gram stain 1000x p000031

    Overview

    This micrograph was taken at 1000X total magnifcation on a brightfield microscope. The subject is unidentified coccus cells from a contaminant colony grown on nutrient agar at 30 degrees Celsius. The cells were heat-fixed to a slide and Gram stained prior to visualization.

    Image credit: Emily Fox

    micrograph

    Hundreds of dark purple, round cells on a light background.Hundreds of dark purple, round cells on a light background.