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Figure 1: RS of (A) B. cereus, (B) B. subtilis, and (C) B. anthracis-Sterne spores, compared to (D) calcium dipicolinate. Spectral conditions: 500 mW of 1064 nm irradiation at the sample, (A–C) 20 min, (D) 5 min acquisition time, 8 cm−1 resolution.