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Scientific Image - Cholera Bacteria

Magnified image of cholera bacteria using a Scanning Electron Microscope.

DESCRIPTION

The cholera bacteria in this scanning electron microscope image cause a potentially fatal disease of the digestive system. • SIZE: These bacteria are each about 500 nm wide and 1-2 µm long. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning electron microscope

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DESCRIPTION

The cholera bacteria in this scanning electron microscope image cause a potentially fatal disease of the digestive system. • SIZE: These bacteria are each about 500 nm wide and 1-2 µm long. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning electron microscope

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OBJECTIVES

NANO CONTENT MAP

Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.

Credits

YEAR CREATED
2014
OWNING INSTITUTION

Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility - Attribution is required. The creator listed here has made this image available to NISE Network partners for non-profit educational use only. Uses may include but are not limited to reproduction and distribution of copies, creation of derivative works, and combination with other assets to create exhibitions, programs, publications, research, and websites.

PERMISSIONS

The creator listed above has made this image available to NISE Network partners for non-profit educational use only. Uses may include but are not limited to reproduction and distribution of copies, creation of derivative works, and combination with other assets to create exhibitions, programs, publications, research, and websites.

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