2015 Photomicrography Competition
Kristen Earle, Gabriel Billings, KC Huang & Justin Sonnenburg
Stanford University School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
- Subject Matter:
Mouse colon colonized with human microbiota- see: Mouse
Mouse colon colonized with human microbiota. The colon houses a dense community of bacteria (red) which are segregated from the colon tissue (blue nuclei) by a layer of mucus (green). Some members of the most abundant phyla, Firmicutes (yellow) and Bacteroidetes (fuschia), are highlighted here.