Deinococcus radiodurans

Deinococcus radiodurans

Deinococcus radiodurans is an extremophilic organism, meaning it can live in extremely challenging environments – its name literally means “a strange berry that withstands radiation.”

Gloeobacter violaceus

Gloeobacter violaceus

Gloeobacter violaceus is an atypical bacteria that lives on rocks and requires sunlight for growth.

Streptomyces coelicolor

Streptomyces coelicolor

Streptomyces coelicolor belongs to the Streptomyces genus of bacteria. Not only do they produce about two-thirds of clinical antibiotics, Streptomyces are curious bacteria in terms of their life cycles and morphological characteristics.