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x1000. A blue green bacterium. The elongate somewhat
clear cells are nitrogen fixing cells called HETEROCYSTS.
Asexual reproduction occurs when chains of cells break at
the heterocysts forming separate cell chains.
x1000. Gram positive rod shaped bacteria.
x1000. Gram negative rod shaped bacteria that commonly
live in the human large intestine.
x1000. These bacteria cause botulism poisoning.
x1000. A blue green bacterium. Individual cells secrete a
x1000. A blue green bacterium that consists of strings of
spherical cells within a gelatinous material.
x1000. This blue green bacterium exists as a filament of
A large spiral bacterium
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