Prokaryotes or Eukaryotes?

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Prokaryotes or Eukaryotes?

#1 Post by linuxusr » Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:15 pm

I know that some eukaryotes can be as small as 5 μm and that
a rod bacillus can be as long as 5 μm.

So it’s theoretically possible that I’m looking at protista here—but I doubt it.

So prokaryotes or eukaryotes?

https://youtu.be/X-PPsTAqEso

Just want to be sure.

(BTW, those long wiggling filaments . . . when the slide dried, I could see that they were a segmented alga with chloroplasts. Their means of motility is puzzling to me, a kind of wiggling motion).
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Re: Prokaryotes or Eukaryotes?

#2 Post by Bruce Taylor » Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:17 pm

A bacterial swarm. :)

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Re: Prokaryotes or Eukaryotes?

#3 Post by linuxusr » Tue Oct 12, 2021 11:57 pm

Bruce Taylor wrote:
Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:17 pm
A bacterial swarm. :)
Thanks. I think that "swarm" is the word. And when the water evaporates you get a vortex and increased density. Reminds me of Poe's "Descent into the Maelstrom"
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