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Cover MIC November 2017

Microbial Cell – November 2017

This photomicrograph features a chorazol black-stained specimen, revealing the presence of a cyst of the parasitic organism, Entamoeba histolytica. This mature cyst contains the characteristic four nuclei, as well as a darkly-staining chromatoid body (image by Dr. Libero Ajello, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA and obtained via the CDC Public Health Image Library , ID#3785); image modified by MIC. The cover is published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.