Spinning Spirulina

Spinning Spirulina

This video animation shows how the filamentous cyanobacterium Spirulina (likely labyrinthiformiss) moves in solution. The filament is rotating along the longitudinal axis. The video should run about 21 seconds.


The images in this movie were graciously contributed by:
Francesco D'Aleo, Universitą degli Studi di Catania


Supported by Biological Sciences at Purdue University and by Wichita State University