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Scientists in Sallie (Penny) Chisholm's lab at MIT documented the first extracellular vesicles produced by ocean microbes. The arrow in the photo above points to one of these spherical vesicles in this scanning electron micrograph showing Prochlorococcus cyanobacteria.
Image: Steven Biller/Chisholm Lab
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