Membranes and Nucleoid DNA in Bacillus Subtilis

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Submitted by Melanie Berkmen of the Grossman Laboratory in the Department of Biology

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Melanie Berkmen
Grossman Laboratory, Department of Biology
Epi-Fluorescence Micrograph

"This image is of the bacterium we study -- Bacillus subtilis -- and its nucleoid DNA.  The cells were stained with FM4-64 to visualize membranes (false colored white), and DNA was stained with DAPI (false colored red)."