Large Bacterium Visible to the Naked Eye Found in Mangroves of France

Chris K

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In an astonishing find, scientists have discovered the largest bacterium that is 5,000 times larger than most known bacteria and is even visible to the naked eye. The organism, Thiomargarita magnifica, appears as thin white filaments measuring roughly 1 cm in length.

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