Color mutants of Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous. For the name
and origin of the different streaks, see Fig. 2 in the article by
EA Johnson, this issue, pp. 169–174, on “Phaffia rhodozyma:
a colorful odyssey.” Photograph courtesy of Carlos Echavarri-Erasun.
(The plate and the streaks are about their actual size.)
Three-dimensional reconstruction of the Infectious Bursal Disease
Virus (IBDV), from chicken, obtained by image processing from cryo-electron
micrographs of purified virions. The resolution is 2.8 nm. Authors:
José Ruiz Caston, Francisco Rodríguez and José
L. Carrascosa, National Center for Biotechnology, CSIC-UAM, Madrid,
Spain. (Magnification, ca. 1,300,000×)
The bacterial community at the sediment–water interface of a
stratified lake (Burke Lake, in the Rose Lake recreation area, near
East Lansing, Michigan). Phase micrograph by Douglas E. Caldwell,
University of Saskatchewan, Canada. (Magnification, ca. 1100×)
The wood-digesting symbiotic protist Joenia annectens from
the European dry wood-esting termite Kalotermes flavicollis.
Phase contrast image by Michael Dolan, University of Massachusetts
at Amherst, USA. (Magnification, ca. 3100×)
Lower right: Histoplasma
capsulatum FMR6518. Mature macroconidium with club-shaped ornamentation.
Scanning electron micrograph by J. Gené and M. J. Figueras,
University Rovira Virgili, Reus, Spain. (Magnification, ca. 5300×)