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by Lyra23
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Micro Art - Post processing gone wild (Picture heavy!)
Replies: 7
Views: 1458

Re: Micro Art - Post processing gone wild (Picture heavy!)

It looks like a stamp of shirt. Nice!
by Lyra23
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: First attempt with Water Immersion
Replies: 22
Views: 3119

Re: First attempt with Water Immersion

It's look like photoshop painting. Your DIC image is very nice!
by Lyra23
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: A Most Excellent Youtube Vid: Magnetotactic Bacteria
Replies: 9
Views: 1834

Re: A Most Excellent Youtube Vid: Magnetotactic Bacteria

Very interesting organism and funny video. I wonder how they discovered this... Have they tried on every species of bacteria? The discover of magnetotactic bacteria is kind of funny. Bellini discovery the MTB in 1963 in Italy. Was undergraduate at Institute of Microbiology of Paiva but worked at me...
by Lyra23
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: A Most Excellent Youtube Vid: Magnetotactic Bacteria
Replies: 9
Views: 1834

Re: A Most Excellent Youtube Vid: Magnetotactic Bacteria

Welcome to the forum, Lyra23. Thanks Zzffnn! I read it from literature, since I work with environmental samples of magnetotactic bacteria. Is it also possible that bacteria also use magnetosomes to find iron cations as nutrient? Yes, but the MTB uses the magnetotaxis to find it, not the magnetosome...
by Lyra23
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: A Most Excellent Youtube Vid: Magnetotactic Bacteria
Replies: 9
Views: 1834

Re: A Most Excellent Youtube Vid: Magnetotactic Bacteria

Did any of the websites you looked at say why the bacteria had the magnetosomes? What evolutionary advantage to they confer? Indeed, they works as a navigational compass, like in birds, turtles and bees. These nanocrystals are organized as a chain inside ther cell body and allows magnetotaxis. Magn...