Image of the Week - May 10, 2001

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Bacterial Endospore Bacillus subtilis

This is an image of the bacterial endospore Bacillus subtilis (shown with phosphate crystals) used as a surrogate in drinking water disinfection. The ESEM image was acquired in the Microscopy Suite.

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Uploaded Thu May 10 11:37:37 2001 by Scott Jay Robinson

Updated Fri Jan 22 10:08:17 2010 by Daniel E. Weber