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Dental Plaque, Sem
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Dental plaque. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of plaque, which consists of a film of bacteria (green) embedded in a matrix of glycoprotein (brown). The bacteria shown are mainly spindle-shaped Fusobacteria. If left untreated, bacteria in the plaque produce acids which erode dental enamel, leading to decay and infection. Magnification x260 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
May 7th, 2013
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