London, United Kingdom
Diatom Alga, Sem
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Diatom alga. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a Bacteriastrum delicatulum diatom. This is a marine planktonic unicellular alga. It has a mineralised cell wall (frustule) divided into two halves. The frustule contains silica and provides protection and support. The long legs" of this diatom may aid floatation. Magnification x200 at 6x7cm size."
May 8th, 2013
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