Sybil Maree, for Shuter and Shooter Publishers, requests permission to publish 3 photos of rumen microbes - ophryoscolex, rod-shaped fibrobactor bacteria and protist for a new publication for Grade 12 Agricultural Sciences students in South Africa.
Hi Sybil! I don’t own any of the pictures in this blog. The original source of each photo is linked in the post. Good luck!
GULP! — Tetrahymena pyriformis fed Qdot streptavidin 585 and 605 (Q10113MP & Q10103MP; yellow & red particles in vacuoles), labeled with TubulinTracker Green (T34075; green kinety) & TO-PRO®-3 (T3605; pseudocolored blue nuclei).
Microbes is a series of pen and ink drawings of microscopic slides by Cecilia Adorio
Leptospironympha, a parasite of the wood-feeding cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus.
Figures 10–15. SEM micrographs of Leptospironympha of Cryptocercus punctulatus showing symbiotic bacteria and surface details. 10. Symbiotic surface bacteria between flagellar bands of L. eupora (Scale bar=5 μm). 11, 12. Symbiotic surface bacteria on the posteriormost cell portion of L. wachula (Scale bars=3 μm and 2 μm respectively). 13. Granular particles on the flagella of L. eupora (Scale bar=1 μm). 14. Operculum of L. eupora, also showing flagella with a few granular particles (Scale bar=1 μm). 15. Anterior view of L. eupora showing the operculum and flagella with granular particles (Scale bar=2 μm).
Life cycles and cell death of parasitic protozoa Trypanosoma brucei, Leishmania spp., and Plasmodium falciparum.
Steinina ctenocephali, a parasite of the cat flea.
from Alarcón ME et al. 2011. Life Cycle and Morphology of Steinina ctenocephali (Ross 1909) comb. nov. (Eugregarinorida: Actinocephalidae), a Gregarine of Ctenocephalides felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) in Taiwan. Zool. Studies 50(6): 763-772.
Six examples of protozoa (phagotrophic eukaryotes) that act as models. (a) Tetrahymena, a ciliate that has a versatile model role; image from the Open Access source. (b) The ciliates Paramecium and Didinium are used to evaluate predator–prey dynamics among other roles; image kindly provided by K. Hausmann. (c) Oxyrrhis is a marine flagellate that is emerging as model for a range of topics; image by D. Patterson and provided courtesy of microscope.mbl.edu. (d) Trypanosoma is a blood parasite that provides a source of mitochondria among other attributes; image rights obtained from Eye of Science. (e) Dictyostelium is a soil amoeba that is possibly the most important medical-model protozoon; image kindly provided by R.L. Blanton. (f) Monosiga is a choanoflagellate that is emerging as a model because of its phylogenetic affinity to metazoa; image kindly provided by the King Laboratory, UC Berkeley.