Extreme dehydration observed in Antarctic Turgidosculum complicatulum and in Prasiola crispa

@article{Bacior2016ExtremeDO,
  title={Extreme dehydration observed in Antarctic Turgidosculum complicatulum and in Prasiola crispa},
  author={Magdalena Bacior and Piotr Grzegorz Nowak and Hubert Haranczyk and S. Patryas and P. J. Kijak and Agnieszka Ligezowska and Maria A. Olech},
  journal={Extremophiles},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={331-343}
}
Gaseous phase hydration effect of extremely dehydrated thallus of the Antarctic lichenized fungus Turgidosculum complicatulum and of green alga Prasiola crispa was observed using hydration kinetics, sorption isotherm, 1H-NMR spectroscopy and relaxometry. Three bound water fractions were distinguished: (1) very tightly bound water, (2) tightly bound water and (3) a loosely bound water fraction detected at higher levels of hydration. Sorption isotherm was sigmoidal in form and well fitted using… Expand
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