Phariations of light


four-fold image

Title: Phariations of Light

The depicted phage is a virulent Listeria monocytogenes phage that was modified to carry luciferase genes from Vibrio harveyi (Loessner et al., 1996, AEM 62:1133).

Artist: Original transmission electron micrograph image by Hans Ackermann (Quebec, Canada);
modification by Martin Loessner (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich), 1999.

Medium: Bromide-based photographic paper, scanned image enhanced and modified by computer.

from the collection of the artist.