Growth characteristics of red rain microbes at temperatures below 100 °C

@inproceedings{Louis2010GrowthCO,
  title={Growth characteristics of red rain microbes at temperatures below 100 °C},
  author={Godfrey Louis and A. S. Kumar},
  booktitle={Optical Engineering + Applications},
  year={2010}
}
The red rain microbes, which caused red rain phenomenon in Kerala, India, exhibit many characteristics much different from conventional microorganisms. Previous study indicates that these microbes are possibly of extraterrestrial origin. Their ability to multiply at extreme high temperature of 300°C and the unusual autofluorescence of their biomolecules are some of their extraordinary properties. Their molecular composition is yet to be identified. In this paper we report the growth pattern of… Expand
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