Large Bacterium Visible to the Naked Eye Found

In an astonishing find, scientists have discovered the largest bacterium that is 5,000 times larger

The organism, Thiomargarita magnifica, appears as thin white filaments measuring 

A marine biology professor at the Universite des Antilles in Guadeloupe, in 2009.

the bacterium was analysed in labs and microscopic studies were undertaken

According to Jean-Marie Volland, scientists and co-author of the study

The big surprise of the project was to realize that these genome copies

 that has a membrane,” he added. It was learnt that the bacteria had three times

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