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Contact: David Gilbert
DOE/Joint Genome Institute

Assembling the Carboxysome

Caption: For the first time, researchers were able to watch cyanobacteria make their critical carbon-fixing carboxysomes inside living cells using a pioneering visualization technique.

Credit: Images by Jeffrey Cameron and Cheryl Kerfeld (far left) and Susan Bernstein and Cheryl Kerfeld (center images and far right image).

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