The Pseudocolored Electron Microscope Image (image) University of Konstanz Share Print E-Mail Caption The pseudocolored electron microscope image shows a human phagocyte (purple) and a bacterium (turquoise). With the aid of the CEACAM3 receptor investigated, the phagocyte is able to detect and destroy the bacteria, which are about one micrometre in size (image source: Electron Microscopy Centre, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Dr. M. Laumann; Prof. Dr. C. R. Hauck). Credit Electron Microscopy Centre Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.