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Press Release 14-005
Researchers report on new dimension of marine cyanobacteria

Marine scientists at NSF's Center for Microbial Oceanography discover extracellular vesicles produced by ocean microbes

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Scanning electron micrograph of the marine cyanobacterium, with arrow poitning to visible vesicles.

Scanning electron micrograph of the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus, with small vesicles visible near the cell surface.

Credit: Steven Biller, MIT


Science cover for Jan. 10, 2014

The researchers' findings are described in the Jan. 10, 2014, issue of Science.

Credit: Copyright AAAS 2014

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