High-resolution transmission electron microscopy and electron holography were used to study the habits of exceptionally large magnetite crystals in coccoid magnetotactic bacteria. In addition to the crystal habits, the crystallographic positioning of successive crystals in the magnetosome chain appears to be under strict biological control.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Applied and environmental microbiology|
|State||Published - Aug 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology