Below are displayed the electron micrographs used in this site and the identity of the organisms they represent.

All electron micrographs in the Biology 251 web site are the express property of Dr. Dennis Kunkel.

Rod-shaped Bacterium (causes anthrax), Bacillus anthracis (SEM x24,200) SEM=scanning electron microscopy
Coccoid-shaped Bacterium (causes skin infections), Enterococcus faecium (SEM x33,370)
Rod-shaped Bacterium (causes salmonellosis), Salmonella typhimurium (SEM x20,800)
Rod-shaped Bacterium (causes listeriosis), Listeria monocytogenes (SEM x29,665)
Rod-shaped Bacterium (causes tetanus), Clostridium tetani (SEM x11,200)
Coccoid Bacterium, Staphylococcus aureus (division) (SEM x23,000)
Bread Yeast with Bud Scars, Sacchromyces cerevisiae (SEM 25,300)
Coccoid-shaped Bacterium (causes pharyngitis, skin infections), Streptococcus pyogenes (SEM x56,000)
Vibrio-shaped Bacterium (causes cholera), Vibrio cholerae (SEM x15,575)
Spirulina sp. - Filamentous Cyanobacterium (SEM x1,280)
Rod-shaped Bacterium with Multiple Flagella, Escherichia coli (TEM x26,730) TEM=transmitting electron microscopy
Escherichia coli with fimbriae (TEM x17,250)

Designed by Patricia Bower
Last update 2/3/2000
Electron Micrographs copyright Dr. Dennis Kunkel. Icons courtesy of Iconbazaar