Bacterial isolation from a kitchen dish towel reveals the presence of Deinococcus radiodurans (Sage Robine)

For this study, we sampled a kitchen dish towel and isolated a salmon-pink colony that turned out to be  Deinococcus radiodurans: the most radiation resistant organism in the world!

Figure 1.  Deinococcus radiodurans  cells with Gram staining under a light microscope at 100X objective lens magnification.

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