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Skin Fungal Diversity

Images show a hair follicle in the skin surrounded by bacteria and fungi under a fluorescent microscope. The samples were obtained from skin on the back of a study participant. Fungi appear blue-green, bacteria appear pink and skin cells and the hair shaft appear yellow.

Date:April 04, 2013
Credit:Alex Valm, NHGRI
Location:Bethesda, MD
Dimensions:1236 x 1233
File Size:1.1 Mb
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