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Desulfovibrio

At EMSL, scientists investigate biofilms of the sulfate-reducing, anaerobic bacteria Desulfovibrio desulfuricans. This microorganism is being studied for its ability to reduce toxic metals and radionuclides such as chromium and uranium in soils and groundwater. The photo is a color-enhanced digital micrograph of a black and white scanning electron microscope image.

 

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Taken on January 6, 2010