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September 14, 2021

Newly discovered species of cyanobacteria

Anthocerotibacter panamensis, a newly discovered species of cyanobacteria, can help researchers study the dawn of oxygenic photosynthesis.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DEB 1831428.]

Learn more in the Boyce Thompson Institute news story New cyanobacteria species spotlights early life. (Date image taken: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 14, 2021)

Credit: Fay-Wei Li; Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell University

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