Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Sierra College Biological Sciences'
Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Amoeba proteus (w.m.)


Photomicrograph of stained specimens of Amoeba proteus. Magnification: 100x.

A photomicrograph of a prepared slide showing several Amoeba proteus stained pink and magnified 100x. The dark oval-shaped structure visible within each cell is the nucleus. The branch-like extensions of protoplasm are pseudopodia or false feet and represent structures used for both locomotion and food getting.


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