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Cryptoendolith colonization of diverse substrates (1): cultivation and characterization

Blackhurst, R. L.; Roberts, D.; Jadbubansa, P.; Genge, M. J. and Grady, M. M. (2005). Cryptoendolith colonization of diverse substrates (1): cultivation and characterization. In: 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 14-18 March 2005, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

We are investigating whether cryptoendolithic microorganisms are able to colonize diverse substrates through biogenic weathering. This first part of the study involves the cultivation and characterization of microbial consortia from Antarctic sandstone habitats.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1067
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8699
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2010 05:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8699
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