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Helmholtz Association

Pythium ultimum (1 of 2)

Caption: Micrograph of the mycelia-forming soil microorganism Pythium ultimum transporting the contaminant phenanthrene in its hyphae: Overlay of a light transmission and a fluorescence micrograph of Pythium ultimum. The hyphae contain phenanthrene-enriched vesicles that fluoresce in blue (bar length: 5 micrometers).

Credit: Photo: Susan Foß/UFZ

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