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Mariprofundus Ferroxydans growing
File Name
Data Type video excerpt
Computer Program QuickTime 2008
File Size 225.00 KB - 1 file
Expert Level Middle School (Grade 6-8)
Contributor FeMO Database Team
Source Clara Chan
Clara Chan¿s movie of Mariprofundus Ferroxydans growing under the microscope during the FeMO2008 to Loihi Seamount. As can be seen in this short movie, the cell is leaving a twisted iron oxide trail. As the single cell grows it expels a rusty trail until it divides. When it divides the two daughter cells go their separate ways each leaving their own trail of rust, while twisting around each other.
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