Chlamydia landing on microvilli #1
Chlamydia are bacteria which pass from cell to cell as tough spherical spore-like elementary bodies. EBs are furnished with projecting spikes (golden) that inject material into the host cells. This image shows chlamydial particles approaching and docking with a cell covered in microvilli...Chlamydia is a major sexually transmitted disease and can go undetected causing infertility. It also causes the eye disease trachoma, which can cause blindness.
Illustration ID: BACTERIA-CHLAMYDIA-microvilli-on-cell
Illustration size: 25.0 Mpixels (71.5 MB uncompressed) - 5000x5000 pixels (16.6x16.6 in / 42.3x42.3 cm at 300 ppi)
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