Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

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Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Bacterial flagellar stain


Photomicrograph of bacteria with peritrichous flagella. Magnification: 1000x.

A photomicrograph of a prepared slide showing many rod-shaped bacteria that have been stained with a flagellar stain and magnified 1000x. The flagella appear as hair-like strands that extend outward from the cells in various directions. The flagellar arrangement is peritrichous (flagella are all over the cell surface).


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