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Lingulodinium polyedrum Cells

Caption: Cells of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum, collected at sea during a bloom in the summer of 2005, shows reddish areas signifying natural chlorophyll fluorescence, blue areas revealing DNA and green "dots" marking the cells of RCA cluster, bacteria implicated as a red tide killer.

Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

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