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Assessment of microbiological contamination in the work environments of museums, archives and libraries
Museums, archives and libraries have large working environments. The goal of this study was to determine microbial contamination in these work places and estimate the influence of microclimaticExpand
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Analysis of the sensitivity of microorganisms contaminating museums and archives to silver nanoparticles
Abstract The results of microbial contamination analysis of air and surfaces in six different museums and archives in Poland are presented. It was shown that the level of microbial contamination ofExpand
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Estimation of fungal contamination and mycotoxin production at workplaces in composting plants, tanneries, archives and libraries
The aim of this research was to estimate fungal contamination at workplaces in composting plants, tanneries, libraries and archives. The influence of raw material processed or stored at theseExpand
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The ability of filamentous fungi to produce acids on indoor building materials
Sixty two filamentous fungi isolated from paint coatings, wallpaper, carton-gypsum board, and indoor air in buildings were screened for acid activity. It was found that 64.5% of strains produce acidsExpand
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Mathematical models of mycelium growth and ergosterol synthesis in stationary mould culture
Aims:  To develop mathematical models for mycelium growth and ergosterol formation in conditions of periodic stationary culture; to verify possibilities of applying a model describing theExpand
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Metabolic activity of moulds as a factor of building materials biodegradation.
This paper presents the effect of building materials on the growth and metabolic activity of moulds. In cultures of Aspergillus and Penicillium moulds grown on a model medium with the addition ofExpand
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Disinfection as a factor reducing microbial threat at work posts in museum and library - a comparison of the effectiveness of photocatalytic ionization, UV irradiation and chemical misting
More often have been shown that conservators, museum workers, librarians, archivists are workers groups who can be exposed to harmful biological factors at the workposts. The aim of study was toExpand
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Assessment of microbial contamination within working environments of different types of composting plants
The objective of the study was to determine the degree of microbiological contamination, type of microflora, bioaerosol particle size distribution, and concentration of endotoxins in dust inExpand
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Metabolomic and high-throughput sequencing analysis—modern approach for the assessment of biodeterioration of materials from historic buildings
Preservation of cultural heritage is of paramount importance worldwide. Microbial colonization of construction materials, such as wood, brick, mortar, and stone in historic buildings can lead toExpand
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Elaboration and application of mathematical model for estimation of mould contamination of some building materials based on ergosterol content determination
Abstract The study presents a mathematical function describing a correlation between the amount of ergosterol and the number of colony-forming units (CFU) of mould contaminating selected buildingExpand
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