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Trinema Amoeba Sem
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Color enhanced scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of am amoeba of the genus Trinema. These amoebae feed on bacteria, small protozoa, and algae. The cell is located in a shell of overlapping silicate flakes which are connected by an organic cement. This shell was found together with roundworm eggs in a fecal sample from a dog. The magnification is 2,000x when printed at 10 cm wide.
July 15th, 2014
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