microscopic images of bacteria

Scientists Unveil New System for Naming Majority of the World’s Microorganisms

The SeqCode is a universal system, created through collaboration of hundreds of scientists, to formally register and name single-celled microorganisms known as prokaryotes. 

Fluorescent-stained bacteria (pink) and archaea (green) from near-boiling water from Great Boiling Spring in Gerlach, Nevada. Photo credit: Jeremy Dodsworth. 

  • Research
  • September 20, 2022
  • By Tony Allen
  • UNLV Media Relations: tony.allen@unlv.edu, (702) 895-3102

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