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Shewanella

At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a scanning electron micrograph shows Shewanella putrefaciens CN32 cells on the surface of hematite particles. CN32 is a metal-reducing bacterium important for cycling of carbon and metals in the environment. It has potential applications for bioremediating metals and radionuclides.

 

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Taken on May 4, 2010