London, United Kingdom
Euglena Protozoan, Light Micrograph
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Euglena protozoan. Differential interference contrast micrograph of the flagellate protozoan Euglena spirogyra. This freshwater single-celled organism can either obtain energy from sunlight, via photosynthesis, or by absorbing chemicals from its surroundings.A sensory organ, known as the eye spot, or stigma (red), is able to perceive the intensity of light. Magnification x225 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
May 7th, 2013
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