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World's biggest bacterium found in Caribbean mangrove swamp


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"BY ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON
PUBLISHED 6:27 PM ET JUN. 23, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have discovered the world's largest bacterium in a Caribbean mangrove swamp.

Most bacteria are microscopic, but this one is so big it can be seen with the naked eye.

The thin white filament, approximately the size of a human eyelash, is “by far the largest bacterium known to date,” said Jean-Marie Volland, a marine biologist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and co-author of a paper announcing the discovery Thursday in the journal Science......"

https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/ap-top-news/2022/06/23/worlds-biggest-bacterium-found-in-caribbean-mangrove-swamp


 

 
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